Exhibitions/ Art Object

Helmet Mask

Date:
1830–55
Geography:
Cameroon, Grassfields region, Laikom
Culture:
Kom kingdom, Laiko
Medium:
Wood, iron, copper, pigment, wax
Dimensions:
H. 20 1/2 x W. 17 1/4 in. (52.1 x 43.8 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Purchase, Walter H. Annenberg, Ernst Anspach, Mrs. Vincent Astor, Charles B. Benenson, Mr. and Mrs. William W. Brill, Mr. and Mrs. J. Richardson Dilworth, Sigrid Galushka, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Gerofsky, Marc and Denyse Ginzberg, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas B. Morgan, Mr. and Mrs. Milton F. Rosenthal, Mr. and Mrs. David T. Schiff, Gustave and Franyo Schindler, Faith and Martin Wright, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Wunderman Gifts and Anonymous Gift, 1977
Accession Number:
1977.45
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 352
[Philippe Guimiot, Wijneghemhof and Brussels, Belgium, until 1977]

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