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Pende, Dem. Rep. Congo:
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EUR 4,000 to 5,000
USD 5,600 to 7,000*
 
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Lot No. 73 

Pende, Dem. Rep. Congo:

A mask of the West Pende, type: 'Mbuya'; in typical Pende style: with tall, bulging forehead, continuous eyebrows, heavy eyelids ('bedroom eyes'), small, upturned nose, small mouth, and pointed chin; ochre, black and white dyed. With tied hairstyle of dark brown raffia fibres; fine patina. 1st Half 20th Cent. H: 32 cm. (ME)

Prov.: Christie's Auctions; Austrian collection.

Specialist: Prof. Erwin Melchardt

estimate
EUR 4,000 to 5,000

Tribal Art
Auction Date: 24.09.2012 - 16:00
Location: Palais Dorotheum

Public Viewing: 15.09. - 24.09.2012

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