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    Sale 2257

    African and Oceanic Art: The Robert and Jean Shoenberg Collection

    14 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 23

    A DAN MASK

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A DAN MASK
    The face with pierced eyes flanked above and below by projecting lids, the protuberant mouth with four carved teeth, two of which retain inset metal teeth in front, a ridge down the center of the nose which continues down the center of the rounded forehead, pierced about the border and a second row of pierced holes about the chin perhaps for the insertion of beard, old eroded patina
    10 in. (25.5 cm.) high


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