Lot 5: A WOODEN FEMALE MENDE DANCE MASK WITH FOUR LEOPARD CARVINGS,
Treasures of a Lifetime - The Collection of Billy Jamieson
November 18, 2012
Toronto, ON, Canada
Description: A female Mende dance mask from 20th century Sierra Leone with a large crack, the low-set head carved in high relief with noticeable eyes and cheek decoration, the headdress decorated with four leopard carvings staring upwards amongst a geometric pattern of incised lines.
Dimensions: height 16.9" - 43 cm., diameter 8.7" - 22 cm.