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Ngere people north-west Cote d'Ivoire/north-east region, Liberia
Warthog mask [Mask, warthog type] early 20th century Description: Mask, warthog type
Place made: Liberia
Materials & Technique: sculptures, ceremonial objects, wood carving, paint
Primary Insc: 2 adhesive stickers on back: "7 Santini Bros 23" and "L71-176"
Dimensions: 29.7 h x 20.7 w x 19.3 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1974
Accession No: NGA 74.226
Subject: African art
  • Gaston de Havenon;
  • from whom bought by the Australian National Gallery, Canberra, April 1974