Bobo-Oule Mask, Burkina Faso
height 32in (81.2cm)
representing a fish, the mask of deeply hollowed form, pierced around the edge for attachment, a long cylindrical snout below the facial plane with large circular eyes, all below a long rectangular plank; painted overall with aged and encrusted black, red and white pigments.
Collected in the field by Henri Kamer, ca. 1970
Private Collection, New York
Kramer, Henri, Upper Volta, (1973), p. 39