Lot 6885

A Caribbean Taíno mask head, 11th - 15th century

Works of Art, Antiquities | O88kua | Online auction | 884 Lots

Hammer price € 540

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Description

Mask-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?

General Information

Our online auction "Works of Art, Antiquities" includes 893 lots. The auction starts on Monday, June 21, 2021 at 10:00 am (CET). The pre-sale view will take place from June 16 -19, 2021 from 11 am to 17 pm (CET).