Lot 91: A fine Angbai mask

People: Toma
Liberia and Guinea
H: 20"
The powerful mask classically rendered with a pair of horns above a ring of carved smaller horns, all atop a massive brow; the eyes cut as inverted 'V' shapes as is characteristic, the sides with stylized carved horn shapes. A raised central ridge down the middle of the face. Encrusted patina as expected. On a custom base.

Ex. Estate of G. Ehrlich, NY and NH. Acquired prior to 1998.


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