Lot 72: A pair of Sepik Bird masks

A pair of Sepik Bird masks, Lower Sepik/ Sepik Plains; Papua New Guinea

The matched pair of masks depicting birds with long beaks and likely gendered male and female; one with a larger more bulbous forehead and wider beak, the other with a narrower beak and smaller forehead as well as a serrated perimeter. Nice variegated patinas with highlights of pigment. H. 16" each

Property of a Midwestern private collector

Ex. Midwestern private collection

Price Realized: $900

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