logo
Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Log In
lots of lots

Mask "mwana phwevo" - Angola, Luena

Similar Sale History

View More Items in Masks
item-33663270=1
Mask "mwana phwevo" - Angola, Luena
Item Details
Description
wood, brown and black patina, with regular facial features and rich tattoos corresponding to the prevailing ideal of beauty, abundant coiffure made from plant fibre cord, beaded ornaments, remains of a costume backside, pierced around the rim, min. dam., base;
the "mwana phwevo" masks were danced by men. They appear on various festive occasions in order to amuse the village people, especially women, with their charming dances.
H: 22,5 cm, H: 8,9 inch
Provenance:
Peter Loebarth, Hameln, Germany
Wolfgang Nerlich, Munich, Germany
Lit.: Hahner-Herzog, Iris, Das Zweite Gesicht, Genf, München, New York 1997, ill. 86
Continent: Africa
Condition
See description
Buyer's Premium
  • 22%

Mask "mwana phwevo" - Angola, Luena

Estimate €650 - €3,000
Jan 31, 2015
See Sold Price
Starting Price €650
Get pre-approved to bid live.
Shipping, Payment & Auction Policies
See Policy for Shipping
Ships from Wuerzburg, Germany
Kunstauktionshaus Zemanek-Muenster

Kunstauktionshaus Zemanek-Muenster

Wurzburg, Germany
447 Followers
logo
www.liveauctioneers.com
item

0252: Mask "mwana phwevo" - Angola, Luena

Lot Passed
0 Bids
Est. €650 - €3,000Starting Price €650
Charity-Auction:Tribal Art,Collection Nerlich
Jan 31, 2015 8:00 AM EST
Buyer's Premium 22%

Lot 0252 Details

Description
...
wood, brown and black patina, with regular facial features and rich tattoos corresponding to the prevailing ideal of beauty, abundant coiffure made from plant fibre cord, beaded ornaments, remains of a costume backside, pierced around the rim, min. dam., base;
the "mwana phwevo" masks were danced by men. They appear on various festive occasions in order to amuse the village people, especially women, with their charming dances.
H: 22,5 cm, H: 8,9 inch
Provenance:
Peter Loebarth, Hameln, Germany
Wolfgang Nerlich, Munich, Germany
Lit.: Hahner-Herzog, Iris, Das Zweite Gesicht, Genf, München, New York 1997, ill. 86
Continent: Africa
Condition
...
See description

Contacts

Kunstauktionshaus Zemanek-Muenster
0049 931 17721
Hoerleingasse 3-5
Wurzburg, 97070
Germany
LiveAuctioneers Support
info@liveauctioneers.com
iphoneandroidPhone

Get notifications from your favorite auctioneers.

TOP