Mask of a human face with sharp, stylized features. The rounded forehead continues into a beaklike nose, which juts over a large, grimacing mouth. The cheeks are round and the chin is prominent. Several holes are drilled into the mounting. The thick lips are smeared with resin. There are several inscriptions, seals, and labels on the inside.
|Creation date||sd [circa 19e]|
|Physical description||Haut : 27 cm (10 5/8 in.)|
Bois dur à teinte brun foncé, pigments noirs, ancienne patine.
|Place of origin|
|Breton Auction, 2003||Lot 6110|
|Keywords||Mask, Melanesia, Ceremonial Art, Oceania|
|Categories||Melanesian Art, Oceanian, Ppolynesian, Melanesian Art|