by 1949
Location: not on view
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The prominent teeth on this sculpture may be a visual or symbolic reference to a hare.


Onyide Adugobologe was part of a famous carving workshop that his father founded in the late 1800s in the town of Abeokuta, Nigeria. This mask was made for the egúngún society, whose masquerades honored departed ancestors.


by 1949

Onyide Adugbologe

(Nigerian, c. 1875–1949)
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Abẹ́òkúta, Yorùbá

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