Pende Mask, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Lot 84
Pende Mask, Democratic Republic of the Congo
US$ 3,000 - 5,000
€ 2,600 - 4,300

African and Oceanic Art

5 Dec 2017, 13:00 PST

Los Angeles

Lot Details
Pende Mask, Democratic Republic of the Congo Pende Mask, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Pende Mask, Democratic Republic of the Congo
muyombo
Wood, fiber, cloth, pigments
overall height 22in (60cm)

Provenance
Sotheby's, London, July 3, 1989, Lot 168
Private American Collection

Carefully carved with slightly asymmetrical features, a bulbous forehead above a raised, continuous eyebrow, slit eye openings, a turned-up nose and a triangular, low-relief mouth, raised scarification on the temples and along the chin line, the beard with an elaborate pattern of geometric design with raffia and cloth attached; the head with a fiber coiffure.
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