Lot 89: A Fine Guerze mask

People: Guerze/Kpelle
H: 13"
Of classical form, the black mask with high rounded brow with metal attachments, the facial plane deeply recessed with large nose and small eyes, angularly conceived, the mouth with remains of hide strips (once covered with black colubus monkey fur) over the toothy mouth with lower jaw attached. Fine old surface patina. On a custom base.

Dave Deroche, CA, c. 1990

Price Realized: $550

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