African Sculpture. KIFWEBE MASK - SONGE, CONGO. Wood, carved and polychromed. About 23 inches (580mm.) tall, 12 inches (305mm.) at widest point, 11 inches (280mm) deep. Hollowed, protruded eyes and mouth, straight nose extending from crest at top, incised all over with parallel striations painted in red, white and black, and with pieced holes for attachment around the perimeter. A fine example of this monumental style mask, with strong patination, and in excellent condition. Antique. Compare Sothebys Sale NO8095, December, 2005, lot 84 (our picture 6).
Inventory # 8413

Price: $28,000.00