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    Sale 2257

    African and Oceanic Art: The Robert and Jean Shoenberg Collection

    14 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 61

    **A FINE LEGA IVORY MASK

    DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO

    Price Realised  

    **A FINE LEGA IVORY MASK
    Democratic Republic of the Congo
    The pierced eyes with projecting lids, small pierced open mouth, small pierced ears, the cheeks and forehead with carved bands of zigzags, a panel of cross-hatched ornament to the chin, an oval panel in high relief on the forehead with cross-hatched ornament, fine dark golden brown patina.
    8 in. (20 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Julius Carlebach, New York, 1954