SHI MASK 1, DRC

 

Photographs © Tim Hamill

SHI
Hand Mask 1
11.75"
$3000
SOLD

ex American collection
purchased in 1991 from Robert Dupierre, Paris

This hand mask carved with an image of a small skull probably represents a primal ancestor.

Cf. Roy, C., Kilengi: African Art from the Bareiss Family Collection, 1997, plate 161.

 

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