Basket yam mask
Lot 33
Abelam Yam Mask, baba mene, Papua New Guinea
Sold for US$ 500 inc. premium
Auction Details
Oceanic Art San Francisco
11 Feb 2012 7:00 PST

Auction 20157
Basket yam mask
Lot Details
Abelam Yam Mask, baba mene, Papua New Guinea
height 10 3/4in (27.5cm)
intricately woven and highlighted with yellow, dark-red and brown polychromed pigments; fine aged patina on the reverse.

Provenance:
Field collected by Ron Perry circa 1970
Private American Collection
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  1. Fredric Backlar
    Specialist - African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art
    Bonhams
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