Edo. <em>Pendant Mask (Uhunmwun-ekue)</em>, 19th century. Copper alloy, 4 15/16 × 2 15/16 in. (12.5 × 7.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1923, Purchased with funds given by Frederic B. Pratt and Frank L. Babbott, 23.280. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 23.280_acetate_bw.jpg)

Pendant Mask (Uhunmwun-ekue)

Artist:Edo

Medium: Copper alloy

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:19th century

Dimensions: 4 15/16 × 2 15/16 in. (12.5 × 7.5 cm)

Collections:

Accession Number: 23.280

Image: 23.280_acetate_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Facial features in typical Benin style: prominent oval eyes, full mouth, six keloids across forehead. Stylized beard edged with openwork loops extending around lower half of mask. Headdress of lattice work.

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