Yoruba helmet mask and Makende mask (2)
Lot 216
A Yoruba helmet mask and a Makonde mask 2
Sold for £624 (US$ 1,048) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Yoruba helmet mask and a Makonde mask
the Yoruba Egungun cult mask carved with human features and large hare's ears, with a drum and a hare carved between the ears, 31cm. and a Makonde helmet mask, the crown inset with an oval area of human hair, the face carved with heavy lidded eyes, the lips parted to reveal serrated teeth, 23cm. (2)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Collected between the Wars by a British civil servant
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