Lot: 134

97th Auction

Anthropo-/ zoomorphic mask with two pairs of eyes

Mali, Bamana / Malinke

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
John (1946-2019) & Pam Finley, New Orleans, USA H: 9.8 inch 2500 EUR
plus 23 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

wood, clay-like mass, abrus seeds, base

This mask probably belongs to the context of the "korè" initiation society, but cannot be clearly assigned to a specific type. It could be a hyena mask "suruku".