A Baule zoomorphic helmet mask
Lot 641
A Baule zoomorphic helmet mask
US$ 8,000 - 12,000
£4,800 - 7,100
Auction Details
Lot Details
Property of various owners
An unusual Baule zoomorphic helmet mask
Ivory Coast, in the form of an aggressive zoomorph, possibly a monkey, the wooden mask covered with a heavy impasto of black material with white highlighted designs painted upon the surface. Brass tacks to the deeply hollowed eyes, and animal fur about the top of the mask.
height 9in

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Alvin Abrams, Greenwich, CT
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