Pendant Mask


From: Nigeria | Benin Kingdom

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number AF2077A
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Edo (Africa)
Provenience Nigeria | Benin Kingdom
Date Made 18th century CE
Section African
Materials Copper Alloy
Technique Lost Wax Casting
Iconography Male Face | Human face

Pendant mask depicting a Portuguese man with long curls, beard, large keen nose, three-cornered helmet and stylized ruffle collar.

Height 16.4 cm
Width 11.1 cm
Credit Line Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1912
Other Number 27784 - Dealer's Number

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