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    Sale 2257

    African and Oceanic Art: The Robert and Jean Shoenberg Collection

    14 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 5

    A BAMBARA MASK

    MALI

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A BAMBARA MASK
    Mali
    The elongated face with long slender nose flanked by small pierced circular eyes, small grooved mouth below, notched border to the face, rounded projection below the chin, surmounted by a standing female figure between two pairs of cylindrical vertical projections, notched borders to the stylized ears, black patina.
    24 in. (61 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Julius Carlebach, New York, 1955