Baga Anok Mask (Bird Mask and Stand); African, Baga peoples, Guinea; probably 20...
Baga Anok Mask (Bird Mask and Stand)About this object
Anok Figure (Bird Mask and Stand) (African, Baga peoples, Guinea) Wood and Polychrome. This zoomorphic mask features a long and pointed bird beak, incised carvings, and a carved human face. There are also triangular shaped holes at the base of the head. There is a stand that this mask sits upon for display. The Baga use the Anok mask during harvest time and or funerals.Maker
probably 20th centuryMedium and Materials
37 ½ x 20 x 3 inchesCredit Line
Gift of Robert A. Uchin, D.D.S.Object Type
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