A fine Yaure mask 33.7cm

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Lot 223
A fine Yaure mask
33.7cm

Sold for £ 16,800 (US$ 21,234) inc. premium

Tribal

20 Jul 2005, 11:00 BST

London, New Bond Street

A fine Yaure mask
the coiffure divided into three sections, each with geometric surface ornament, a pair of horns rising from the crown of the head dividing into two further horns arching forward, flanking a central hooked horn, the serene features with slit lentoid eyes, with keloids on either side, three scarification marks between the brows, the jawline with serrated border, glossy dark patina, the tips of the upright horns restored, 33.7cm

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Purchased from H.F. Rieser, 9th May 1957

    Exhibited
    An Exhibition of Baule Sculptures Arcade Gallery, spring 1979

A fine Yaure mask 33.7cm
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