Sculpture: Africa, Pacific, Americas

Sculpture: Africa, Pacific, Americas

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Property from an American Private Collection

Pende Mask, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Lot Closed

December 4, 05:59 PM GMT

Estimate

80,000 - 120,000 USD

Lot Details

Description

Property from an American Private Collection

Pende Mask, Democratic Republic of the Congo


Height: 10 3/4 in (27.3 cm)

André Wautis, acquired in situ before 1960, reportedly in Suku territory
Robert Stolper, New York and Los Angeles, acquired from the above
Allen and Matilda Alperton, New York, acquired from the above in 1960
Sotheby's, New York, May 18, 1992, lot 44, consigned by the above
American Private Collection, acquired at the above auction
M. Peter Piening, Masterpieces of African Sculpture, Syracuse, 1964, p. 11, fig. 3
Warren M. Robbins, African Art in American Collections - L'art Africain dans les collections Américaines, New York, 1966, p. 209, pl. 292
Susan M. Vogel, African Sculpture: The Shape of Surprise, Greenvale, New York, 1980, p. 125, fig. 147