Lot 208A: A fine and old Kuba face mask

A fine and old Kuba face mask. Kuba people, DR Congo H:9". The mask of the ‘Pwoom Itok’ type, with bulging forehead above pointed eyes in deep sockets, the nose large and connected to a slightly raised stylized mouth. Dark crusty surface from use. Remains of coif still attached. On a custom base. Ex. Irwin Cernic collection, NY; Purchased prior to 1985


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