Baule. <em>Pendant Mask</em>, 19th or 20th century. Gold cast by the lost wax process., 2 3/8 x 1 3/4 x 1 in. (6 x 4.5 x 2.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, A. Augustus Healy Fund, 49.32.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 49.32.1_reference_SL1.jpg)

Pendant Mask


Medium: Gold cast by the lost wax process.

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:19th or 20th century

Dimensions: 2 3/8 x 1 3/4 x 1 in. (6 x 4.5 x 2.5 cm)



Accession Number: 49.32.1

Image: 49.32.1_reference_SL1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Oval faced with raised triangular nose. Domed eyeballs have center slits and are topped by crimped wire 'glasses'. Eyebrows handled same way, as is the mouth at the base. Hair outlined with twisted and crimped wires ending in numerouse short strands. Three suspension loops on top. CONDITION: very good.

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