Lot 263: A fine Mbagani mask

A fine Mbagani mask, Mbagani; D.R. Congo

The mask of classical form with large bulging forehead, deep ocular orbits with large rounded eyes, the nasal ridge in geometric fashion terminating in a squared mouth. The top with ridged keel donating a coif, pierced for attachment numerous times about the perimeter which has broken through; fine signs of age and wear. A fine example. H. 13 1/2"

Property of a New England Private collector

Ex. Michaels collection, NY

Price Realized: $200

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