Lot 182: A Bamana mask

A Bamana mask. Bamana people, Mali H: 9". The small mask of anthropomorphic form with heavily lidded eyes, long nose and mouth with tongue displayed. Fine old surface. Certain aspects of the mask appear to be Marka in style, and it probably was created in the Bamana/Marka hinterland. On a custom base. Ex. NY Private collection

Price Realized: $950

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