Lot 73: A Lower Sepik dance mask

A Lower Sepik dance mask, Lower Sepik or Ramu Rivers; Papua New Guinea

The mask of classical form with high pointed head, curvilinear designs incised across the brow and narrow eyes in a band, the nose wide, tapering into a thing curling form. An incised band representing the mouth. Fine dusky surface. H. 23"

Property of a Midwestern private collector

Ex. Zamanek auctions, Germany

Estimate: $700 - $900

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