Lot 167: A fine and well carved Guro mask

A fine and well carved Guro mask, Guro; Ivory Coast

Of classical form the Gu Mask with naturalistic female features, raised scarification fine nose and open mouth revealing teeth; the coif elaborately carved with two large horned protuberances, fine old patina with remains of layers of pigment. A lovely example. H. 11"

Property from a New York Estate

Alfred Schienberg, 1971, The Gallery of African Art. NY


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