Lot 202

AN EXCEPTIONALLY LARGE KURUMBA ADONE HEADDRESS, BURKINA FASO Of highly sculptural form, with elongated stylised horns and ears, with geometric designs covering the surface in red, white, yellow, and black pigments, with an old collection label, 177cm high, Provenance: Ex private collection, London; property from the collection of Prof. Tassilo Erhardt,  Footnotes: Such headdresses are worn in ritual contexts, particularly in funerary ceremonies. To be sold without reserve.

Estimate: £300-£500