ITEM 10195

Funerary Mask

West Sumba
Early 20th Century
9 in / 23 cm

One of the exceptionally rare masks with a secure West Sumba provenance, it is likely that this mask was used in funeral ceremonies not unlike those of neighboring Flores and Timor. It succeeds in conveying a great sense of brooding.

Privacy Settings
We use cookies to enhance your experience while using our website. If you are using our Services via a browser you can restrict, block or remove cookies through your web browser settings. We also use content and scripts from third parties that may use tracking technologies. You can selectively provide your consent below to allow such third party embeds. For complete information about the cookies we use, data we collect and how we process them, please check our Privacy Policy
Consent to display content from Youtube
Consent to display content from Vimeo
Google Maps
Consent to display content from Google