About this object

Object specifics

  • Type
    Figure
  • Culture
    Senufo
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Western Africa: Ivory Coast
  • Date made
    1966 before
  • Materials
    Wood
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, World Cultures
  • Acquisition
    Purchase from Gallery Menist, 1966
  • Collector
    Gallery Menist
  • Place collected
    Africa: Western Africa: Ivory Coast
  • Date collected
    1966 before
  • Measurements
    313 mm x 90 mm x 188 mm
  • Note
    Stockbook: 5. Senufo Masked Figure. Gallery Menist, 1 Hartenstraat, Amsterdam C, Netherlands. Purchase. Gallery Label: We know little about this rare figure with a detachable mask. It is covered with the remains of sacrificial material and may have come from the shrine of a ritual specialist or member of a masquerade association.
  • Related people
    Gallery Menist ( Collector)
Object view = Humanities
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