Southern Abelam wood yam mask with cassowary feather-Syd Rosen Collection- New Guinea Art-Oceanic Art
Fine Southern Abelam balsawood yam mask with cassowary feather headdress and conus shell decoration, collected in the 1960s but dates to the 1940s, ex. Syd Rosen Collection, Phoenix. Rosen purchased the collection in 1974 and this yam mask is the first time on the market in 48 years. It is 11 ¼” in height.