Lot: 136

82nd Tribal Art Auction

Mask with hinged jaw "elu"

Nigeria, Ibibio

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Galerie von Miller, Frankfurt a.M., Germany (1991)
Hans Dietrich Rielau, Hösbach, Germany
H: 6.3 inch 1000 EUR
plus 27 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

wood, dark brown encrusted patina, typical facial features with "snub nose" and full lips, fixation of the jaw renewed with wire, min. dam., small missing parts, traces of abrasion