deep, heavy mask pierced through the upper lip for cord suspension; covered overall with thin overlapping plates of copper fastened to the wood with copper nails; worn surface with areas of glossy patina

Mvondo Mask, 1900-1925

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Gift of funds from Darwin and Geri Reedyexpand_more  2002.27.15

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Details
Title
Mvondo Mask
Role
Artist
Accession Number
2002.27.15
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deep, heavy mask pierced through the upper lip for cord suspension; covered overall with thin overlapping plates of copper fastened to the wood with copper nails; worn surface with areas of glossy patina