Lot 99: A fine Bete mask

People: Bete
Ivory Coast
H: 9 3/4"
The black mask with a rounded tubular form encircling the face, the eyes swollen and raised, with a wide nose and horn-like devices coming from the face, an aggressive toothy mouth and the whole covered with hobnails. On a custom base.

From a NY private collection, Ex. Arte Primitivo, from a European collection.


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