Lot: 245

82nd Tribal Art Auction

Masque chauve-souris

Mozambique, Makua

Provenance Taille Prix d’appel / Prix d'Estimation
Peter Loebarth, Hameln, Germany, 1995 (a) - 2006 (b)
Hans Dietrich Rielau, Hösbach, Germany
600 EUR
Frais supplémentaires : 23% de commission, TVA, expédition et assurance transport

mask, wood, greyish brown patina, red pigment, h: 22 cm, anthropomorphic facial features combined with a broad snout and large ears, minor missing part (chin projection); in addition: standing figure, Pare/Tanzania, wood, black patina, h: 16,2 cm, incised ornaments, fine cracks, abrasion of paint, base;
figures like the present served soothsayers, healers and sorcerers in carrying out their practices.