Lot 257: A Fine and large Songye Kifwebe mask

A Fine and large Songye Kifwebe mask, Songye; D.R. Congo

The large elder male mask with high crest atop the head, small wedge-like nose and long jutting mouth, the whole with linear striations in black and white; some areas of restoration. Original piece of the fiber costume still attached at back. H. 28"

Property of a New England Private collector

Ex. Dr. Meyer Osterman, MA

Price Realized: $300

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