About this object

Between 1966 and 1968 Hutchings brought six Dan masks from art galleries in London, Amsterdam and Paris, because saw them as representing a “famous” art producing “tribe” and he wanted to fill a “gap” he perceived in the museum’s existing collection of African art.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Mask
  • Culture
    Dan
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Western Africa: Ivory Coast
  • Date made
    1966 before
  • Materials
    Aluminium; Pigment; Wood
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, Weston Discovery Centre
  • Acquisition
    Purchase from Gallery 43, 1966
  • Collector
    Philip Goldman
  • Place collected
    Africa: Western Africa: Ivory Coast
  • Date collected
    1966 before
  • Measurements
    690 mm x 230 mm x 220 mm
  • Note
    Stockbook: 2. Mask (Dan). Gallery 43, 43 George Street, London W.1. Purchase.
  • Related people
    Philip Goldman ( Collector)
Object view = Humanities
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