A group of three New Guinea masks, Sepik
Lot 33Y
Mask, Madang Province, Ramu River Coast, Papua New Guinea
Sold for US$ 3,125 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Mask, Madang Province, Ramu River Coast, Papua New Guinea
Wood, shell, fiber, pigment, including Ricket's blue
height 18in (45.7cm)

Provenance:
Property from the Estate of a Private Collector, San Francisco

This finely sculpted mask has the original horizontal stick in the back, held in the mouth of the dancer while performing.
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  1. Fredric Backlar
    Specialist - African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art
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