African Kuba Mask. Known as "Ngaady a Mwaash" the sister and wife of Mukenga, this mask represents all women in the Bushong creation myth. Participating in male initiation ceremonies with Mukenga and
Pair of late 19th century American polychrome glazed terracotta architectural plaques depicting masks of roaring lions, extracted from a building in Chicago, each lion carved within a scroll cartouche
Yao Priest's Ceremonial Mask, China/Laos/Thailand, c. 1900. Carved wood, horse hair. Size: 11.5'' x 6'' x 3.75'' (29 x 15 x 10 cm).
African Bangwa Helmet Mask, Cameroon. Carved wood with highly stylized form and weathered surface. Provenance: The Lloyd Guy Collection, Houston, TX. Size: 13.5'' x 11'' x 10.5'' (34 x 28 x 27 cm).
Ornately incised zoomorphic mask, embellished with various textiles and shells. Bamana or Marka peoples, Mali, Africa. Provenance: A Private Oregon collection. Size: 18'' x 7'' x 8'' (46 x 18 x 20 cm
Group of 4 Vintage Mexican and Guatemalan Festival Masks. Carved and painted wood. Ranging in Size from: 9'' x 7'' x 5.5'' (23 x 18 x 14 cm) to 12'' x 14.75'' x 8'' (30 x 37 x 20 cm).
Carved wooden dance mask with bold facial features and signs of handling and wear. Lulua peoples, DRC/ Congo, Africa. The mask measures 10 x 6.25 inches. A metal display stand can also be included. P
Gelede helmet mask Yoruba peoples, Nigeria, mid to late 20th century, executed in carved wood with polychrome pigment, having a tall, complex crest with birds and a white face, 14"h x 13"w x 15"d.
Malinche or Maringuilla Mask. Mexican, 20th century. Carved wood, hand–painted, jute. Height 8”. With display for mounting. Provenance: Howard and Catherine Feldman Collection of Tribal ar
Cara Grande Circumcision Mask, Brazil. Wood, raffia, feathers, shells, beads. Size: 30'' x 30'' x .5'' (76 x 76 x 1 cm).
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A Paper Mache Mache mask of Mahakala with a third eye, Tibet, circa 18th century. Height: 12"Provenance: Private Collection of Yangki, Costa Mesa, California.
Christopher RuckhaberleWall of Masks (twenty-four works)2006linocut in colors27.5 h × 19.5 w in (70 × 50 cm)Signed, dated and numbered to lower edge of six works '7/25 Ruckhabe
African Bwa Butterfly Mask. A Carved wooden plank mask with incised geometric designs accented with mineral pigments. The size and weight of this butterfly-shaped mask required great strength and skil
Hand carved wooden Lipiko helmet mask, Makonde peoples, Tanzania, mid 20th century, the male figure having a full head of human hair and facial scarification, 10"h x 7,25"w x 11.5"d. Note: Sale does n
Four Wooden Indonesian Masks. Hand painted, one with articulated jaw. Largest length 10 ½”.
[AFRICAN] Six Tribal Masks. Carved wood. Probably made for tourism. Condition overall very good.
A finely carved older female Kifwebe mask with precisely carved linear designs and black painted areas. The entire mask shows good wear and handling. Songye peoples, DRC/ Congo, Africa. Provenance:
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Pat SteirSelf with Shadow Like a Mask as Though Drawn by Jauliecaquatint in colors24½ h × 18? w in (62 × 47 cm)Plate measures: 8.875 h x 8.875 w inches. Signed to lower edge 'Self w
This is an antique carved wooden mask Found amongst the Chokwe of Angola, West Africa. Chihongo Masks, sometimes called Cihongo, meaning spirit of wealth are used to symbolize wealth and power. The ma
Summer LivingEast Dennis, MA, US
NORTHWEST COASTAL CARVED WOODEN MASK20th CenturyMarked on back “Portrait of old chief Sean Whonnock”. Inset abalone eyes and hair.Total height 13”. Width approx. 15”.
Hand carved wood African mask, likely Dan peoples, Liberia, mid to late 20th century, depicting a man with a contemporary haircut, an elongated face, a slim nose, and large ears, 11.5"h x 6.5"w x 4.5"
African Ligbe Mask on stand and a Guerre Mask. Carved wood. Provenance: Private New York City collection. Sizes: 1) 12.75'' x 7.5'' x 5.5'' (32 x 19 x 14 cm); 2) 10'' x 6.25'' x 5.25'' (25 x 16 x 13 c
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