Lot 135: A Nigerian horned mask

People: Probably Igbo
H: 15 ½"
Of powerful form, the mask with two large horns carved from the forehead to the back with deep grooves; the ears placed high, with long nasal ridge and wide eyes above an enormous toothy mouth; the whole with black, red, and white paints, hobnails and hide attachments. A fine old example, on a custom base.

Property of a New York Private Collector

Price Realized: $100

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