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Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery

Helmet Mask Representing a Hare

early 20th century

Wood

12 × 12 × 7 in. (30.48 × 30.48 × 17.78 cm) base+object: 16 1/2 × 12 × 7 in. (41.91 × 30.48 × 17.78 cm)
Gift of Alice Van Leuvan Hekster, M.M. 1959, in memory of her husband, Walter Hekster, M.M. 1963
2013.123.4
Culture: 
Makonde or Kwere
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Masks
Geography: 
Country Bagamoyo district, Tanzania
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Bryan Reeves, London, unknown dates
Gift of Alice Van Leuvan Hekster to Yale University Art Gallery in 2013

Bibliography: 

Ferry Herrebrush, een keuze uit de verzameling van Walter Hekster (Amsterdam: Ferry Herrebrush, 2012), n.p., ill.

“Acquisitions 2014,” http://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2014_02.pdf (accessed December 1, 2014).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.