Abelam Yam Mask-Voss Collection-Oceanic Art History
This is a gorgeous Abelam cane yam mask with soft lavender, yellow and orange pigments. It is an old one as evidenced by its tight construction, layers of pigments and true dark aged patina on the reverse. It comes from the Voss Collection in St. Louis and was acquired in the 1970s. The yam mask dates to the early/mid 20th century, is 14” (35.5 cm) in height.