Early 20th Century
Ex: Private NYC Collection
With its imposing expression and finely carved features this mask is a
very memorable example of Ibo art.
Masks carved from hardwood like this usually predate the soft wood examples.
This mask has a wonderful
deep patina from age and there are traces of its original headdress in
the attachment holes. The back of the mask shows great
signs of use; there is oxidation and cheek sweat abrasion. In excellent
This mask stands 10 inches tall.
SOLD / IN 2000