Lot: 184

95e Vente aux enchères Tribal Art

Masque "mangam"

Nigéria, Mama (Kantana)

Provenance Taille Prix d’appel / Prix d'Estimation
Old British Collection (coll. in the 1960s/ 70s) H: 45 cm 1500 EUR
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wood, red pigment, rest.

Each "mangam" mask consists of a crest carved with horns of different animals, whereby three main types can be distinguished: bush cow, waterbuck and reedbuck.

Berns, Marla C. et. al., Arts of the Benue River Valley, Los Angeles 2011, p. 410