About this object

The stylized realism and fine finish of this Dan mask would have appealed especially to European collectors. Hutchings bought it from the celebrated Parisian connoisseurs Charles Ratton.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Mask
  • Culture
    Dan
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Western Africa: Ivory Coast
  • Date made
    1967 before
  • Materials
    Wood
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased From Charles Ratton, 1967
  • Collector
    Charles Ratton
  • Place collected
  • Date collected
    1867 before
  • Measurements
    238 mm x 159 mm x 88 mm
  • Note
    Stockbook: Mask (Dan). Purchased from Charles Ratton, 14 Rue de Marignan, Paris 8e. Gallery, in 1967 by Richard Hutchings, Keeper of Ethnography, with War Damage Fund.
  • Related people
    Charles Ratton ( Collector)
Object view = Humanities
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