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February Discovery

2020-02-24 10:00:00

Lot 16

(3) Art Masks African Beaded Ghana, Vellum Theater

(3) art masks, including an African beaded Ghanaian mask and a pair of vellum theater masks: a) African beaded and worked metal face mask from Ghana, with two slit eyes surrounded by circular eye-lids of beaten brass; quadrants of maskfeature metal beaten into relief with lizards and scorpions. Gaping, squared mouth and red, yellow, green beadwork around nose and eyes, cowry shells at ears; b) pair of painted vellum and paper mache masks with Asiatic features, handwritteninscription Mimi Levin on reverse. Dimensions are: a) 12 1/2 in (31.8 cm) diameter X 3 1/2 in (8.9 cm) deep; b) each mask measures 9 in (22.9 cm) tall X 6 in (15.2 cm) wide. All measurements are approximate.

Estimate $40.00-60.00

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