Lot 182A: A Bamana/Malinke facemask

A Bamana/Malinke facemask. Bamana or malinke people, Mali. H: 24". Of highly abstracted style, the mask with two high horns rising up from the front of the face and the ears rising to the same point, giving the impression of four horns, the face angular and cubistic with heavy brow ridge, raised eyes and open mouth. The surface with lightly etched geometric scrimming. On a custom base. Ex. New York private collection.

Price Realized: $200

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