Lot: 427

77th tribal art auction

Face mask "okuyi"

Gabon, Punu

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Lore Kegel, Hamburg, Germany H: 12.2 inch 800 EUR
plus 23 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

light-weighted wood, remains of kaolin, black paint at the coiffure, crowned by a coiffure, originally arranged in four loops, narrow slit eyes, dam., missing parts (nose, above all at the coiffure and backside at the rim), strong abrasion, Sockel

Hahner-Herzog, Iris, Das Zweite Gesicht, Genf, München, New York 1997, ill. 75