Nest Egg Auctions
Live Auction

Spring 2023 Art, Asian, Tribal & Jewelry

Sat, May 20, 2023 01:00PM EDT
Lot 158

African Plank Mask

Estimate: $400 - $600

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
Wood carved mask (from either the Bobo or Bwa tribes of Burkina Faso) depicting what appears to be a bat. Measures approximately 64" x 10" x 5" and is in generally fine condition. There is some cracking in the wood and instances of damage to the paint. Hooks have been drilled into the reverse for hanging on wall. From the carefully curated collection of a Pan Am flight attendant, in service between the years of 1954 and 1984. Her many travels took her through Central America, Europe, Africa, Asia and the South Pacific. Keywords: Africa, tribal, ceremonial, wood carving Large shipping item. Please inquire regarding shipping rates prior to bidding.