Early 20th C Tikar Region Anthropomorphic Headdress Mask. Cameroon Grassfields. Wood with heavily encrusted, dark and shiny patina. In great condition, with some areas of the 'hat' missing sections off of flanged elements; slight restoration to the abraded, exposed wood.
Provenance: Poolos family collection, Chicago, IL, prior to 1970
Length: 17 in.