Magnificent Sowei Helmet Mask, of the Mende Mask known to be danced by women of the Sande society.
This item is perfectly crafted, with a well-designed and harmonious face, and a characteristic hairdo.
The internal patina of wear is particularly lovely.
Provenance: Auction of Tribal Art on the 1st of December 2018 in Bergerac (France), appraiser J. Becuwe, and an estimate of 500 euros for the mask (the document is on the pictures).
- Etnische groep / cultuur
- Regio / land
- Sierra Leone
- 2e helft 20e eeuw
- Verkocht met standaard
- 24×20×20 cm