Bete Wood Carved Initiation Mask

13776. Bete Wood Carved Initiation Mask

Liberia / Ivory Coast

Wood, shiny blackish brown patina, metal nails, the face consists of geometric forms projecting from a plane back-panel and clamp-like projections arranged horizontally in front of the face, field of vision riddled with small holes, slightly dam., minor missing parts (field of vision).
Size: 10-1/2 inches H + custom mount.
Provenance: Bernd Muhlack, Kiel, Germany; Walter Schmidt, Innsbruck, Austria.

$7,500


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