Lot 313: Mask depicting a snow Lion

C. 19th - 20th Century
H: 14 3/4"Of high domed form, the helmet mask with wrinkled brow, with holes that once held inset stylized skulls, the snow lion with characteristic small upturned nose with nostrils and wide narrow mouth with barred teeth. A fine and powerful mask with dark patina and high point lustrous wear. On a custom base.

Property of a New York private collector

Price Realized: $500

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