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Mask
Mask
Date:
19th–20th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Wood, Metal, Copper Studs
Dimensions:
8 3/4 x 5 3/8 x 2 5/8 (22.2 x 13.7 x 6.7 cm)
Object Type:
Continent:
Africa
Culture/People:
Dan
Provenance:

Ex-collection Pierre Verite, Paris. Aqurired from Arcade Gallery.

Accession Number:
1999.142.39
Acquisition Date:
1999-12-09
Credit Line:

Bequest of John Gutmann

Ceremonial Dan mask. Very fine and old mask with perforations on the upper lip probably for fastening monkey fur as a moustache. Fine old patina which defines it as an ancient and important piece.

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”

No contemporaneous works available.