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Hornbill mask for Poro society
Hornbill mask for Poro society
Date:
19th century
Location:
de Young
Gallery 40
Century:
Media:
Wood, Metal, Cloth, Vegetable Fiber, Ink
Dimensions:
12 x 5 3/4 x 15 (30.5 x 14.6 x 38.1 cm)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Africa
Culture/People:
Mano People
Provenance:

Purchased from J. J. Klejman, New York

Accession Number:
73.9
Acquisition Date:
1973-05-09
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, gift of the Museum Society Auxiliary

Exhibition History:

Inscribing meaning: Writing and Graphic Systems in African Art, October 14, 2007- February 17, 2008, University of California, Los Angeles, Fowler Museum.

The Artistry of African Islam, October 1983-June 1984, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institute.

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”

Conical brass bell
Conical brass bell (19–20th century)