Dogon Satimbe Mask, Mali #704

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  • Dogon Satimbe Mask, Mali
  • A tall carved wooden dance mask with female effigy as top finial, embellished with various grass, seed, old glass beads and shell regalia and painted with organic pigments , apparent sweating surface suggests ritual use over many years. Dogon masks surmounted by female figures are called Satimbe, commemorating a mythological woman who first discovered and wore a mask.
  • Measurements: The mask measures 37 x 11 inches.
  • Condition: fair, very well handled and field used.
  • This mask does not include a display stand.
  • Provenance: Ex Stuart Warkow 1996, NYC.