Igbo Maiden Mask with Bird Finial, Nigeria #699

$ 2,800.00

  • Igbo Maiden Mask with Bird Finial, Nigeria #699
  • A large carved wooden 3/4 helmet mask with classic facial features and large stylized bird effigy as top finial. The mask has raised scar designs and has been painted with kaolin clay pigments.
  • Igbo peoples, Nigeria, Africa.
  • Measurements: 16 x 11 inches
  • Condition: Good, well handled and worn
  • Provenance: Estate of Distinguished Professor Philip Gould, NYC. Professor of Art History at Columbia University and Sarah Lawrence College, Professor Philip Gould was a passionate collector of African Art, and curated numerous museum and gallery exhibitions.