Lot 239: A fine Pende initiation mask

A fine Pende initiation mask, Katundu Pende; D.R. Congo

The mask of classical form, the face in typical pende style with rounded brow, high forehead and heavy raised scarifications to the cheeks, with open mouth showing teeth. H. 10"

This mask was authenticated by Dr. Arthur P. Bourgeois as having been used traditionally.

Property of a New York Private Collector

Ex. Henry and Evelyn Kagen, Queens NY, purchased in Belgium, C. 1985.

Price Realized: $200

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