Temne Polychrome Carved Wood Crest Mask, Sierra Leone, Ode-lay society mask depicting a man astride a ferocious lion who appears to be about to eat a smaller human figure, (wood loss), 28 x 16 in.
Exhibitions: Free Library Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2011: More Than a Pretty Face: Masks from West and Central Africa from the Rosen Collection.
Literature: Published in Masks from West and Central Africa; a Celebration of Color and Form (Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 2013).
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