Yaure Style Mask with Tikar Mask and Ancestor Figure, Cameroon
Tikar style (Cameroon, Central Africa)
Masks and ancestor figure, late 20th century
Carved wood, metal, and pigment
Inscribed to the inside of one mask, “Mama”
Yaure (Côte d’Ivoire, West Africa)
Mask, mid 20th century
Wood with a clay and mud patina
- surface debris, dirt, and accretion; scratches, suffs, nicks, and abrasions throughout each; rust to metal embellishments; cracks and splits to wood.
- measures one mask.