Dan Mask, Ivory Coast
height 11in (27.9cm)
bugle, of oval form with an exaggerated projecting open mouth revealing teeth, triangular pointed nose with arching nostrils set between two pierced, projecting cylindrical eyes below a projecting forehead like a visor; fine encrusted dark brown patina.
The Harry Franklin Collection, Sotheby's, New York, April 1990, lot 61.
Cf. Fischer and Himmelheber (1984: figs. 67 and 68)