Bamana Mask, Bamako District, Mali
height 26 in (66cm)
ntomo, the anthropoid face with projecting vertical linear crest elements each overlaid with a row of cowry shells, the face also overlaid with the shells and red berries in linear patterns; glossy dark-brown patina.
Julius Carlebach Gallery, New York
Jack and Constance Wallinga, Minneapolis, acquired from the above in 1963
St. Paul Science Museum, Minneapolis, 1968