IMG 1049 Mask

Mask
West African
Mid 20th century CE
Wood
Height: 8 1/4 inches

This carved wood ceremonial mask is connected to the Bassa Group from Liberia. The face mask has a large looping curl coiffure arrangement above a stylized face with slit, almond-form eyes; a long, straight nose; carved and incised ears; and a split, circular mouth.