Dan Mask, Ivory Coast
height 10in (25.5cm)
of oval form with angular projecting forehead, nose and articulated mouth decorated with leopard skin and human hair and inset with teeth on the lower jaw, pierced projecting, cylindrical eyes, the outer rim inset with metal pegs and multiple holes from pegs (now lost) throughout; aged dark brown patina.
Harry Franklin Gallery, Beverly Hills
African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art
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