Artist Unknown, African, Sala Mpasu Peoples Democratic Republic of the Congo
Face mask made of wood, covered in white kaolin; face has round, bulging forehead, deep set narrow eyes, small round ears, fiber beard, open rectangular mouth and pointed teeth; basketry weave that held mask on the dancer’s head is visible at back and sides; raffia attachment on top of head frayed and missing.
Ceramic vessel with rounded body, long thick neck and wide lip. Two decorative bands encircle the body of the vessel and two encircle the neck near the shoulder. Vessel is covered with mottled iridescent glaze in shades of dark blue.
Bottle-shaped vessel with short neck, flared lip and small mouth. Vessel is covered with an iridescent glaze over a semi-matte glaze that creates the appearance of irregular patches of color. Vessel has an overall yellow-ish appearance with patches of brown.