Pendant Mask


Bronze and iron


7 7/8 × 5 1/2 × 1 15/16 in. (20 × 14 × 5 cm)

Credit Line

Charles B. Benenson, B.A. 1933, Collection

Accession Number



18th–19th century


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Sale, Sotheby’s, Parke Bernet, New York, July 12-13, 1976, lot 130. Arama Collection. I.Z. Timbe Gallery (Issaka Zango, dealer), New York; sold to Charles B. Benenson (1913–2004), Greenwich, Conn., May 26, 1982; bequeathed to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2004
  • Frederick John Lamp, Amanda Maples, and Laura M. Smalligan, Accumulating Histories: African Art from the Charles B. Benenson Collection at the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2012), 98, ill
  • "Acquisitions, July 1, 2005–June 30, 2006," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2006), 222
  • Sotheby Parke Bernet, London, Egyptian, Middle Eastern, Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Antiquities, Islamic Art, Indian, Nepalese, Tibetan and South-East Asian Art, African, Oceanic, American, Indian, and Pre-Columbian Art, sale cat. (July 12–13, 1976), 52–53, lot 130, ill
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Object/Work type

ceremonial objects, masks (costume), pendants (jewelry)

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