Lot: 373

86th Tribal Art Auction

Zoomorphic mask "suaga"

Cameroon, Mambila

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
German Private Collection, collected in situ (1972-1979) H: 18.7 inch 1500 EUR
plus 21 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

wood, matt patina, polychrome paint, with funnel-shaped snout and prominent eyes, pierced ears, min. dam., insect caused damage, slight traces of abrasion

Schädler, Karl-Ferdinand, Encyclopedia of African Art and Culture, München 2009, p. 412 f.