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    Sale 2257

    African and Oceanic Art: The Robert and Jean Shoenberg Collection

    14 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 6

    A SENUFO MASK

    MALI

    Price Realised  

    A SENUFO MASK
    Mali
    The slender face with three short projections to each side, pierced rectangular slits to the eyes, the slender nose, border to the face and eye surrounds with applied white metal panels, those to the border with incised circlets, a shaped and embossed white metal panel to the top of the head, pierced about the border and retaining stick for retention in the mouth, dark patina.
    9 in. (23 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Julius Carlebach, New York, 1964