TO BE RECEIVED: Lega Ivory Mask
Lot 2120Y
Lega Ivory Mask, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Sold for US$ 9,150 inc. premium
Lot Details
Lega Ivory Mask, Democratic Republic of the Congo
height 5 1/2in (14.5cm)
carved in an oval shape from the exterior of a tusk, a flat, heart-shaped facial plane with arching brows, pierced coffee-bean eyes and attenuated linear nose above a diminutive, squared pierced mouth, pierced at the temples and three times through the chin with multiple incised dots on the forehead; fine varied honey brown patina with dark brown resinous remnants.

Provenance:
Harry Franklin Gallery, Beverly Hills

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  1. Fredric Backlar
    Specialist - African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art
    Bonhams
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    Los Angeles, 90046
    United States
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