Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Male Mask (Bedu)

Date:
19th–mid-20th century
Geography:
Côte d'Ivoire or Ghana, northeastern Côte d'Ivoire or northwestern Ghana
Culture:
Nafana, Kulango, Degha
Medium:
Wood, pigment, iron nails
Dimensions:
H. 109 7/8 x W. 36 1/2 x D. 8 in. (279.2 x 92.7 x 20.3 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.237
Not on view
[Henri Kamer, Paris and New York, until 1962]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1962, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1962–1978

Bravmann, René A. "Gur and Manding Masquerades in Ghana." African Arts vol. 13, no. 1 (November 1979).

Bochet, Gilbert. "The Poro of the Senufo." In Art of Côte d'Ivoire from the collections of the Barbier-Mueller Museum, edited by Jean-Paul Barbier. Vol. vol. 1. Geneva: Musée Barbier-Mueller, 1993.



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