Dan/Bassa Passport Mask, Liberia
height 4in (12cm)
of oval form with tapering facial plane ending in a pointed chin, pierced almond shaped eyes below a slightly overhanging forehead below an intricately carved coiffure; fine dark brown glossy patina.
Reginald Groux, France
Merton Simpson Gallery, New York
Kochnitzky, Leon, "Shrines of Wonder", 1952