7684. Cameroon Zoomorphic Helmet mask
Kom tribe; Grassland
Surmounted by three animals, carved with recessed disc eyes and phallic nose, the wide mouth with bar-shaped teeth. Size 19¾ inches (50cm) length. Provenance: Collected by William Phillips, an English merchant seaman prior to the Second World War. Acq Bonhams Sale 15215 - lot 536 Antiquities, 26 Apr 2007.