Bamun Carved Wood Helmet Mask, Cameroon
Bamun (Cameroon, West Africa)
Helmet mask, mid to late 20th century
from the collection of artists Lenore and Robert Szesko (Chicago, Illinois).
- cracks throughout with notable splitting along the right side and to the forehead; chips and loss particularly to the teeth, ears, and to the verso; arbasions and patina loss throughout; scattered insect holes notably to the right.