Large and imposing triangular shaped wood carved mask constructed in typical fashion with an undercoat of gesso covered in polychrome pigments to decorate the surface. Features include broad wig, large almond shaped eyes and brows in black and white, red painted lips and the skin tone done in green symbolizing rebirth, fertility, and the regenerative qualities of the natural world.
Size: 12-7/8 in (32cm)H. + custom mount. Large and impressive in person. Ex Old French Collection, Acquired at Pierre Berge Associates, Drouot April 29th 2006, sale 16589 and sold to an American collection until 2022.
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