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Mask

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Object Number:
29-12-138
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Bakota
Provenience:
Gabon
Section:
African
Materials:
Wood
Iconography:
Guardian Spirit
Description:
Wood, coloured black. Represents animal with mouth open showing teeth (?) everted along jaws, pendant pointed tongue
Height:
24.7cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from J. Laporte

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Mask Parade (31 Oct 1947)
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Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret. 1957. African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery. : Page/Fig./Plate: 16
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[Article] 1947. Masks. The University Museum Bulletin. 13:1 : Page/Fig./Plate: 12
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