Lot 190: A fine Dan Bassa mask

A fine Dan Bassa mask Dan people, Liberia H: 8 ½ ” The mask with high rounded brow, long linear vertical scarification deeply incised, the eyes with heavy brows and the cheeks angled in classic Bassa style with rounded circles beneath each eye. Wide nose and small lips. The mask with weathered and heavily aged surface. Fine condition, with obvious age and wear. A very good example. On a custom base. Ex. Arte Primitivo, NY; December 1999, lot 541


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