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Mask

Date:
19th–20th century
Geography:
Guinea, Niger River region
Culture:
Toma peoples
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H. 19 1/16 x W. 10 1/4 x D. 7 1/2 in. (48.5 x 26 x 19.1 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Gift of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1969
Accession Number:
1978.412.316
Not on view
René Butheaud, Toulouse, France, until 1957; [Charles Ratton, Paris, 1957–1958]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1958–1969; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1969–1978

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Art of Oceania, Africa, and the Americas from the Museum of Primitive Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1969, no. 314.

Dagen, Philippe, and Maureen Murphy. Charles Ratton: L'invention des arts primitifs. Paris: Skira Flammarion, 2013, p. 107, 75.



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