University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-12-188
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Bavili (uncertain)
Bafiot (uncertain)
Provenience: Gabon
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Feather
Pigment
Height: 30cm
Credit Line:Purchased from J. Laporte, 1929

Description

Wood. Large oval polychrome (white, black, red) mask, surmounted by plume of black and white and blue feathers.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery ( Aug 1995)View Objects in Exhibition
What In the World TV Program (01 Jan 1954 - 31 Dec 1954)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: 8View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue] Wardwell, Allen. 1986. African Sculpture from the University Museum, University of Pennsylvania. : Page/Fig./Plate: 86-87View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Dougherty, Frank. 1986. African Sculpture, in Philadelphia Daily News. : Page/Fig./Plate: A6View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret. 1957. African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery. : Page/Fig./Plate: 48View Objects cited in this Publication

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