Medium: Wood, metal
Dates:late 19th-early 20th century
Dimensions: 22 7/16 x 5 3/8 x 6 1/2 in. (57 x 13.7 x 16.5 cm)
Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 5H4, 8C
Accession Number: 67.209.1
Catalogue Description: Carved handle in shape of face and neck. Face has typical Dan features: vertical scarification mark at forehead, crescent eyebrows, slit eyes, partially opened mouth with teeth exposed. Three metal studs at forehead. Headdress with 3 flat projecting elements and below vertically incised raised and depressed areas. Thick, slightly rounded neck. Bowl approx. 2/3 of carving, the back of which has incised and relief carving in lozenge and parallelogram shapes. Condition: very good.