Lot 194: A fine Eastern Pende horned mask

People: Eastern Pende
DR Congo
H: 17 3/4"
Of classical form, the mask with high horns above a rounded forehead, the brow deeply cut with tubular eyes and flat facial planes, the mouth geometric and jutting outward. On a custom base.

Collected in Congo prior to 1970 by Lawson Mooney, former Director of Catholic Aid Agencies; Dr. Kenneth Adelman, former US Deputy Ambassador to the UN, and one time member of USAID, Zaire, c. 1975; A NY Private collection.

Price Realized: $200

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