Ngere Mask, Liberia
height 11in (28cm)
bush spirit mask with in-curving horns and fangs, the mouth with beak-like chin, the eyes with
rectangular metal rims, the crest of feathers and fiber beneath old iron staple-like elements; red,
blue and white pigment overall accenting the curving surfaces.
Collection Edith Stralem, Sotheby's, New York, 1963
Jack and Constance Wallinga, Minneapolis
St. Paul Science Museum, October, 1968