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DAN or GUERE-WOBE people, Poro Society north-east border, Liberia
Gegon or koposki mask [Mask with bird beak and carved duka horns across the top of the head] early 20th century Description: Mask, with bird beak and carved duka horns across the top of head
Place made: Liberia
Materials & Technique: sculptures, costumes, wood, metal, paint carving
Dimensions: 28.4 h x 13.6 w x 14.1 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.337
Subject: African art
Provenance:
  • Gaston de Havenon collection;
  • from whom bought by the Australian National Gallery, May 1976