Bamana Hyena Mask for the Kor'e Society, Mali
Lot 118
Bamana Hyena Mask for the Kore Society, Mali
Sold for US$ 7,500 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Bamana Hyena Mask for the Kore Society, Mali
height 16 3/4in (42.5cm)
Wood, fiber

The hollowed mask is pierced through the rim in three places for fiber cord attachment, as well as through the elongated snout and squared eyes. The long planar nose rises to a domed head with diminutive pointed ears and top knob; fine dark-brown patina with wear indicative of age and use.
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  1. Fredric Backlar
    Specialist - African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art
    Bonhams
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    United States
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