196: A Handsome African Wood Carved Pende Mask
From Democratic Republic of Congo, sharply carved, the face characterized by bulging forehead, thick “V” shaped eye brows, downturned slit eyes, flaring nostrils, delicate mouth, and tapering chin. Pierced for attachment. 10-1/4”H, complete with custom mount.
Provenance Ex European Private Collection
This lot will be sold not subject to a reserve. The starting price is the price at which the item can sell.
The coiffure is missing. Losses to the chin, multiple chips around rim, other minor damage and imperfections.