Ngere Mask, Liberia
Lot 223
Ngere Mask, Liberia
Sold for US$ 3,250 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Ngere Mask, Liberia
height 11in (28cm)
bush spirit mask with in-curving horns and fangs, the mouth with beak-like chin, the eyes with
rectangular metal rims, the crest of feathers and fiber beneath old iron staple-like elements; red,
blue and white pigment overall accenting the curving surfaces.

Provenance:
Collection Edith Stralem, Sotheby's, New York, 1963
Jack and Constance Wallinga, Minneapolis

Exhibited:
St. Paul Science Museum, October, 1968
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