Lot 133: A fine and old copper clad Salampasu face mask--Ex. Kamer

A fine and old Copper clad Salampasu face mask, Salampasu; D.R. Congo

Of classical form, The mask with classical bulging brow, narrow eyes and wedge-shaped nose, the mouth open with barred teeth. The whole covered with copper plating. Fine old patina. H. 10 1/2"

The plating on the mask's proper left side has been replaced however, the roughness of the metal may indicate that this was done in the field, according to an authentication paper written by Dr. Arthur P. Bourgeois, that accompanies this lot. This lot is also accompanied by a notarized color photocopy of the original bill of sale from Kamer, signed 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

Price Realized: $5,500

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