Lot 200: A fine Binji woven fiber mask

People: Binji
DR Congo
H: 30"
The mask of typical form, found among the Binji and Dinga in the west, to the Kete-Bushong in the north, and as far as some of the Luba groups in the east; in the form of a woven plaited hood, with clearly indicated eyes, the top with lashed split cane painted in red, black, and white, The reverse with plaited band and applied abrus seeds, and crowned with feathers; a fine example, on a custom base.

Ex. Michael Wyman, Chicago

Price Realized: $600

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