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    Sale 2257

    African and Oceanic Art: The Robert and Jean Shoenberg Collection

    14 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 7

    A YAURE MASK

    IVORY COAST

    Price Realised  

    A YAURE MASK
    Ivory Coast
    With pierced crescent eyes below slender brows in relief, keloids to each temple, pierced zigzag border to the face and small beard below, vertical ridge in relief to the center of the forehead, shaped hairline in relief below two curved and incised horns, fibre cord for retention in the mouth, dark patina with white and red painted embellishments.
    10½ in. (26.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Lemaire Gallery, Amsterdam, 1967