A Dan mask
Lot 634
A Dan mask
US$ 3,500 - 4,500
£2,000 - 2,600
Auction Details
Lot Details
Property of an European private collector
A fine Dan mask
Liberia, of classical form, with thin slit eyes inside ovals containing remains of white pigment, the naturalistic nose and small pursed lips terminating in a gently pointing chin. Raised scarification from the top of the nose to the upper brow; coif of traditional cloth with applied cowrie shells.
height 11in

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Alain Lecomte, Paris
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