Lot 184: A Superb Dogon Hunters mask

A Superb Dogon Hunters mask. Dogon people, Mali. H: 18 ½”. The cubistic mask with vertical facial plane with rounded forehead swelling from the upper portion, the nose carved as a downward thrusting device free of the face and joining with the aggressive mouth jutting from the bottom. The surface with dry encrusted patina, a beard to the chin. Excellent example of a rare type and style. On a custom base. Property of a West Coast private collector.


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