Four Ibibio Polychrome Carved Wood Face Masks, Nigeria, the superstructures including an owl with two snakes, a scorpion encircled by snakes, a kneeling woman holding two snakes, and a bird pecking at a snake, (wood loss), ht. to 24 1/2 in.
Exhibited: 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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