A TOLAI MASK, NEW BRITAIN
Provenance: Private collection Loed van Bussel, Amsterdam
Mask, a Lor, representing a Tamberan spirit
Published in “Shell money and Mask Dances, The Art of the Tolai in Papua New Guinea, Antje Kelm, page 2.
Gazelle Peninsula, New Britain, Bismarck Archipelago
Tolai Country, East New Britain
Wood, natural pigments and Vegetable fiber. Good condition.