Lot 161: A fine Bamileke dance crest

People: Bamileke
H: 14 1/4" with fiber attachment
Of aggressive form, the face with large wide eyes, bulbous cheeks, wide powerful nose and open mouth with barred teeth. The interior covered over with fiber cloth so as to be worn atop the head. Fine old surface. On a custom base.

Ex. Private Washington, DC collection

Price Realized: $200

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