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: 30 cm
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
African Negro Sculpture (1957 - 1957) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. ed. 1st. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 8View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue] Wardwell, Allen. 1986. African Sculpture from the University Museum, University of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia Museum of Art. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 86-87View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Dougherty, Frank. 21 Nov 1986. African Sculpture, in Philadelphia Daily News. pg. 1-15 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: A6View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Plass, Margaret, and Coon, Carleton S.. Dec 1957. "African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery". The University Museum Bulletin.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Vol. 21. no. 4. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 48View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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