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Mask

Object Number:AF5115
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Basonge
Provenience: Zaire
Kasai District
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Pigment
Height: 37.5 cm
Width: 24.1 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Vignier, 1919
Other Number:23133-4 - Museum Archives Number
048 - Cast Number

Description

Wood. Dark brown or black mask with white striations (vertical). Cf. AF1881.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Mask Parade (31 Oct 1947) View Objects in Exhibition
African Negro Sculpture (1957 - 1957) View Objects in Exhibition
African Sculpture from the University Museum (22 Nov 1986 - 08 Feb 1987) View Objects in Exhibition
Evocative Images: African Sculpture from the University Museum (Traveling version of "African Sculpture from the University Museum") ( Sep 1988 - Apr 1990) View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery (1990 - Aug 1995) View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery ( Aug 1995 - 11 Sep 2018) View Objects in Exhibition
Sphinx Gallery (16 Nov 2019) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Wardwell, Allen. 1986. African Sculpture from the University Museum, University of Pennsylvania.. Philadelphia Museum of Art. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp.122-123, fig. 58 View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Other] University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Poster: Evocative Images University Museum, University of Pennsylvania.. Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Plass, Margaret B. Dec 1957. "African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 21. no. 4. pg. 5-76 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 62View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Nov 1947. "Masks". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 13. no. 1. pg. 1-30 Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Wieschhoff, H. A. 1945. "The African Collections of The University Museum: Introduction". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 11. no. 1-2. pg. 7-8 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 32, fig. 9View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Petridis, Constantijn. 2012. "Art from the Congo". Tribal Art Magazine. no. 3. pg. 36-41 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 43, fig. 42View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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