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    Sale 2257

    African and Oceanic Art: The Robert and Jean Shoenberg Collection

    14 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 13

    A GURO MASK

    IVORY COAST

    Price Realised  

    A GURO MASK
    Ivory Coast
    With pierced slit eyes, the pierced open mouth with carved teeth, scalloped hairline, the coiffure surmounted by two birds with hatched wings facing each other with beaks almost touching, dark glossy patina with red and white painted embellishments.
    14½ in. (37 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Julius Carlebach, New York, 1954