Chokwe Mask, mwana pwo, Angola
height 7 1/2in (32cm)
of hollowed triangular form and pierced around the edges, the female face with open mouth revealing teeth, intricate raised scarification and attached woven fiber headdress; fine varied reddish brown patina with residue.
Private Collection, Portugal
Mark Felix, Brussels (letter dated June 27, 1982)
The Estate of an Important California Collector