Wood carved with white oxide and iron studding.

Mask of the Dan people in the Cote d’ivoire and Liberia; the masks are worn by the male performers. This bird mask was originally used as mask of wisdom; it latterly become used for entertainment purposes with the perfomer adopting bird-like movements. 20th Century.

Bird Beak Mask

  • Height: 440mm
    Width: 150mm
    Depth: 120mm