Lot: 12592nd Tribal Art Auction
Antelope mask "wan-nyaka"
Burkina Faso, Mossi / Samo / Dafing
|Provenance||Size||Starting price / estimated price|
|Duke University, Durham / North Carolina, USA
Mark Eglinton, New York, USA
|H: 21.3 inch||
plus 21 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance
wood, pigments, handwritten inventory number "1979.55.3" and label This mask with curved horns and bold medial facial crest shows a combination of features from different animals (antelope, rooster). For a comparable mask, attributed to the Samo or Dafing, see Roy (2007), ill. 164.