Lot: 287

83rd Tribal Art Auction

Mask with movable jaw "elu"

Nigeria, Ogoni

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Zemanek-Münster, Würzburg, 23 November 2002, lot 257
Oskar Schimmer, Erlangen, Germany
H: 8.1 inch 500 EUR
plus 23 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

wood, black paint, remains of kaolin, characteristic "snub nose", raised scarification marks on the temples, painted star-shaped and dotted tattoo, slightly dam., minor missing parts (left ear, rim backside), abrasion of paint