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    Sale 2257

    African and Oceanic Art: The Robert and Jean Shoenberg Collection

    14 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 8

    A GURO MASK

    IVORY COAST

    Price Realised  

    A GURO MASK
    Ivory Coast
    The face with pierced slits to the crescent eyes, rectangular keloid to each cheek, the small mouth with carved teeth, four curved projections to the top of the head, black patina with white painted embellishments, pierced about the border which retains fiber cord, old painted number in white: 8234
    11¼ in. (28.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Julius Carlebach, New York, 1964