A Caribbean Taíno mask head, 11th - 15th century
Works of Art, Antiquities | A83kua | Live auction | 422 Lots
DescriptionMask-like head made of black, polished serpentine (partly streaked with veins). With headgear that extends to the forehead and is separated from it by a bulge. Rare example of a head sculpture. Minimally bumped at the upper end of the underside. Length 15 cm.
Provenance: Collection of a South German artist, acquired on the art market in the 1960s.
Condition: II - Questions about the lot?