Lot: 291

94th Tribal Art Auction

Janiform helmet mask "agwe"

Cameroon Grassfields, Widekum

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Tribal Arts Gallery II, New York, USA (1974)
Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, USA (L80.62.118)
Joshua Dimondstein, Brussels, Belgium
H: 19.9 inch 2000 EUR
plus 23 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

wood, hide/ leather, colour pigments, collection number "L80.62.118", tears and missing parts (leather)


African Arts, 1975, Vol.VIII, no.2, p.63
Exhibited:

New York, USA: "Headpieces and masks of Nigeria and Cameroon", Tribal Arts Gallery, July-August, 1974