Lot 98: A Guere-Wobe war mask

People: Guere-Wobe people
Ivory Coast
H: 10 ¼" (excl. attachments)
Of powerful form, the mask with high jutting brow, covered with native cloth and cowries, above inward pointing claw-like devices, the eyes as four tubular projections covered with mirrors and twelve horns projecting forward out of the face above flowing animal hair mustache and aggressive open toothy mouth, with barred teeth. On a custom base.

Property of a New York Private Collector

Price Realized: $450

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