Passport Mask
Dan Tribe, Liberia, early 2oth c.
Collected in Liberia by Hayden Walling, 1952-54

This mask is a very fine example, it's in excellent condition, and still poses an untouched surface. The mouth still retains its magic charge of organic substances and two pieces of shell shaped like fangs. The vertical ridge on its forehead connects to the ridge of the nose, adding depth and dimension to the sculpture. Also of note is the deep cavity carved at its back, this is quite rare to find in a small passport mask.

Height: 3.25 inches
IN 1-4-13/ Price On Request