Male Dance Mask of the Zamble Type

Guro people, Style of Zuenoula in the Region of Bouafle, Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast), Africa

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19th century

Wood with traces of white and red pigment

Overall: 16 in. (40.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Evelyn A. and William B. Jaffe, Class of 1964H

S.972.16

Geography/Culture

Africa, Western Africa, Cote d'Ivoire

Period

19th century

Object Name

Mask

Classification

Africa

Not on view

Course History

ARTH 16.2, Picasso: The Vollard Suite, Michael R.Taylor, Fall 2013

AAAS 11, Introduction to African Studies, Naaborko Sackeyfio, Spring 2013

Exhibition History

Evolving Perspectives: Highlights from the African Art Collection at the Hood Museum of Art, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26, 2013-April 6, 2014.

Recontextualizing 'Primitive' Art: Melanesian and African Works, An Exhibition in Process, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Anthropology 72, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 29-May 25, 1997.

The Mask: It Covers, It Transforms, It Reveals, Anthro 81, museology seminar, Tamara Northern, Wilson Hall, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 30-Fall 1982.

African Spring, Rotunda, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 28-May 18, 1980, in conjunction with Nigerian Splendor.

African Art from the Permanent Collection, Barrows Windows, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 9-March 30, 1975.

Recent Acquistions, Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 17-27, 1974.

A Collector's Choice, William B. Jaffe Memorial Exhibition, Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 8-January 7, 1973.

African Images, Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 1972.

Publication History

Barbara Thompson, "The African Collection at the Hood Museum of Art," African Arts, Volume XXXVII, No. 2, Los Angeles: African Studies Center, University of California, 2004, ill. p. 22.

Treasures of the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College. New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1985, p. 67, no. 37.

Provenance

Evelyn Annenberg Friede Jaffe Hall (1911-2005) and William B. Jaffe (1904-1972), New York; given to present collection, 1972.

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