SENUFO people, Lo Society north border region, Cote d'Ivoire
"Firespitter" mask early 20th century Place made: Cote d'Ivoire
Materials & Technique: sculptures, masks, wood carving
Dimensions: 43 h x 123 w x 41 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1971
Accession No: NGA 71.102
Subject: African art
  • with a small trader in Ghana, according to the vendor;
  • from whom bought by Stewart Wolfe Jamieson (1903-1975), while Australian High Commissioner in Ghana (1958-60);
  • from whom bought by Commonwealth Art Advisory Board, July 1971