Lot: 23799th Auction
Pendant in the shape of a miniature mask
Côte d'Ivoire, Baule
|Provenance||Size||Starting price / estimated price|
|Berry de Bruijn, Breda, The Netherlands||H: 3 inch||This object is not available anymore.|
Such small masks were said to represent the faces of slain enemies. Valued as charms, they are either worn around the neck as pendants or attached to the top of swords.
compare AHDRC 0053616