Description: Dan mask from Ivory Coast.
Facial features include an exaggerated, projecting, open mouth with carved teeth, a triangular pointed nose with arching nostrils, two jutting, tubular eyes, and an overhanging forehead.
Location of Origin: Africa
Dimensions: Height: 11 inches (28cm) Height + custom mount
Primary Classification: Ethnographic & Tribal Arts : African
Fine, encrusted, dark brown patina. Some losses, chips, and damage.
Provenance: Ex. Harry Franklin collectionEx. Sotheby’s, New York, April 1990, Lot # 61Listed on the Yale Archive (#0017471-02).