Lot 212: A fine and rare Mumuye monkey mask

A fine and rare Mumuye monkey mask, Mumuye; North-Central Nigeria

Of classical form, the mask with huge eyes, small snout and medial ridge running from the top of the head down to the snout; mostly pigmented red, remains of dirt and some encrustation from traditional use; some minor insect depredation. A fine example. L. 15"

Property of a New England Private collector

Ex. Michaels collection, NY

Price Realized: $1,000

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