Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Mask: Fish (Basi)

Date:
19th–20th century
Geography:
Burkina Faso, Black Volta River region
Culture:
Bwa peoples
Medium:
Wood, pigment
Dimensions:
H. 15 1/2 x W. 4 5/8 x D. 9 1/2in. (39.4 x 11.8 x 24.1cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.63
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 350
[Julius Carlebach Gallery, New York, until 1950]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1950, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1957–1978

Roy, Christopher D. Art of the Upper Volta Rivers. Meudon: Alain et Francoise Chaffin, 1987.

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