Lot: 138

82nd Tribal Art Auction

Anthropo-zoomorphic face mask

Nigeria, Igbo

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Friedrich Ruttmann, Frankfurt a. M., Germany (1975)
Hans Dietrich Rielau, Hösbach, Germany
H: 11 inch 450 EUR
plus 23 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

wood, encrusted blackish brown patina, pigment remains, kaolin, holes from metal tags in the rim area and on the forehead, sacrificial traces, minor missing parts backside at the rim