Lot: 254

60th tribal art auction

Mask "agwe"

Cameroon Grassfields, Widekum

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Old British Private Collection H: 16.9 inch 250 EUR
plus 23 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

wood, entirely coated with leather, dark brown patina, of narrow elongated form with accentuated cheeks, small wooden plugs on temples and forehead, metal teeth, beard of twisted cord (mostly missing), small remains of a net-like bonnet backside, min. dam., missing parts because of insect caused damage (at the lower rim in the chin area), crest