Lot 124: A Superb Dogon Satimbe mask--Ex. Kamer

A Superb Dogon Satimbe mask, Dogon; Mali

Of classical form, mask with typical cubistic face and squared brow with long nasal plane and small indications of ears, surmounted by a standing female figure, carved abstractly without face, with jutting breasts and elongated torso above short bent legs, the arms bent at the elbows, the forearms attached with leather, the figure with heavily encrusted patina while the mask bears traces of pigment and is highly desiccated. Excellent patina and signs of use.

This lot is sold with a statement of Authentication by Dr. Arthur P. Bourgeois as well as a color Photocopy of the original bill of sale from Kamer signed and notarized by the estate of Rudolph de Harak.

Property from the estate of Rudolph de Harak

Henri Kamer, NY and Paris, 1967
Ex. Rudolph de Harak, ME


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