Lot 4: A WOODEN FEMALE MENDE DANCE MASK WITH A ROUNDED AND RIDGED CRENELLATION,
Treasures of a Lifetime - The Collection of Billy Jamieson
November 18, 2012
Toronto, ON, Canada
Description: A female Mende dance mask from Sierra Leone, with a low-set head with raised and carved facial features and an impressive raised decoration head ornament culminating in a "bun"-shaped peak with various carved geometric patterns, the back with an undecorated rib pattern.
Dimensions: height 19.1" - 48.5 cm., diameter 7.9" - 20 cm.