Arts of Africa
7 7/8 x 4 7/8 x 1 3/4 in. (20 x 12.4 x 4.4 cm) (show scale)
The Adolph and Esther D. Gottlieb Collection
Tear-drop shaped face with pointed chin. Brown shiny patina. Plane of face is flat with raised verticle ridge on forehead which extends down face, ending in short upward-tilted nose with blunt base. Protruding hollow peg-like eyes and mouth shaped by opposing triangles. Upper lip has four short aluninum pieces depicting teeth. No holes around outter edge of mask.
Condition: Two teeth missing from upper lip, indicated by two holes. Small hole at base of mask, probably used for mounting.
This item is not on view
Dan. Mask, 20th century. Wood, metal, 7 7/8 x 4 7/8 x 1 3/4 in. (20 x 12.4 x 4.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, The Adolph and Esther D. Gottlieb Collection, 1989.51.26. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1989.51.26_front_PS5.jpg)
front, 1989.51.26_front_PS5.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2014
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