Mask (Kakuungo)

Medium

Wood, raffia, pigment, brass tacks, animal hair, and resin

Dimensions

52 × 24 × 22 in. (132.08 × 60.96 × 55.88 cm)

Credit Line

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

Accession Number

2006.51.289

Culture
Period

20th century

Classification
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Provenance

Provenance

Sotheby's, New York, January 20, 1982, lot 266. Charles B. Benenson Collection, donated to Yale University Art Gallery in 2004
Bibliography
  • 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), 207, ill
  • "Acquisitions, July 1, 2005–June 30, 2006," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2006), 222
  • Sotheby's, New York, Fine African and Oceanic Art, sale cat. (January 20, 1982), lot 266, ill
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Object/Work type

ceremonial objects, masks (costume)

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