A Dan mask
Lot 633
A Dan mask
Sold for US$ 8,400 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Property of various owners
A fine Dan mask
Liberia/Ivory Coast, of delicate form; the mask with thin eyes and small raised brows; the nose rising from the curving facial plane, with a raised scarification line that descends from the apex of the mask. The angular yet sensual lips beneath gently swelling cheeks. A brass ring suspended from the chin. Coif of native cloth to the top of the mask. Variegated lustrous surface.
height 12in

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Merton Simpson Gallery, New York, prior to 1978.
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