Lot: 249

88th Tribal Art Auction

"Sande" society helmet mask "ndoli jowel"

Sierra Leone, Mende

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Gerda Bassenge, Berlin, Germany H: 17.7 inch 400 EUR
plus 27 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

wood, softly luminous blackish brown patina, ears and mouth arranged asymmetrically, phantastic superstructure with cockscomb, slightly dam., missing parts (horn-like projections above the forehead)