Lot: 310

86e vente aux enchères Tribal Art

Masque ancien à cornes

Nigéria, Idoma/Igala

Provenance Taille Prix d’appel / Prix d'Estimation
German Private Collection H: 34 cm/60 cm (with horns) Vendu

wood, matt black patina, kaolin, traces of red paint, with striking large mouth revealing long teeth, flanked by massive curved horns, large semicircular ears, almond-shaped eyes, dam., traces of insect caused damage (above all backside, left horn tip), old place of repair (breakage left horn and ear/fixed by nails), rep. (right horn)