Lot 12: A Middle Sepik basketry mask

People: Middle Sepik RiverPapua New Guinea
H: 17"
Of typical form, the woven mask in fiber basketry with clay over-modeling now largely deficient; with a long nasal ridge and flaring nostrils, large attached eyes and ears and a wide smiling mouth; cassowary feather attachments to the chin, on a custom base.

Property of a New York Private Collector

Price Realized: $100

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