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Pair of Masks
Duga of Mẹkọ (Nigerian, Yorùbá peoples, 1880–1960)
1975.168©
Mask
Duga of Mẹkọ (Nigerian, Yorùbá peoples, 1880–1960)
1975.168.1©
Mask
Duga of Mẹkọ (Nigerian, Yorùbá peoples, 1880–1960)
1975.168.2©
Oval Cup Stand with Animal Masks
China, Qing dynasty, Qianlong mark and period
1989.327CCCC0
Buffalo Mask
Africa, West Africa, Burkina Faso, possibly Bwa-style maker
1969.2CCCC0
Mask (hemba)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Suku-style carver
2010.450CCCC0
Masks
Laverne Originals, Inc. (American) and 1 other
1948.494©
Mask
Central Mexico, Teotihuacán style, Classic Period
1950.409CCCC0
Ram Mask (Bolo)
Africa, West Africa, Burkina Faso, Bobo-style blacksmith-carver
2016.56CCCC0
Helmet Mask
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Bamana-style blacksmith-carver
2011.196CCCC0
Mask (Kple Kple or Kouassi Gbe)
Africa, West Africa, Côte d’Ivoire, Baule-style carver
1975.155CCCC0
Mask (wan-balinga)
Africa, West Africa, Burkina Faso, Mossi-style blacksmith-carver
2014.1CCCC0
Small Sword with Masks and Figures
hilt: Holland, blade: Germany, Solingen, 17th century
1916.1488CCCC0
Mask (Bwoom)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kuba-style carver
1935.304CCCC0
Mask (mbap mteng): Elephant (aka)
Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, Grassfields region, Bamileke-style maker
1985.1082CCCC0
Mask (Kanaga)
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Dogon peoples
1971.289©
Mask
Africa, West Africa, Liberia, Mano-style carver
1953.457CCCC0
Mask (Kifwebe)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Songye-style maker
1972.2©
Face Mask
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire or Liberia, Wè-style carver
1971.294CCCC0
Face Mask
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, possibly Yaure-style carver
1971.296CCCC0
Face Mask (Iru mmuo)
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Igbo-style maker
2016.10CCCC0
Masks and Flowers
Norman R. Eppink (American, 1906-1985)
1954.267©
Face Mask
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire or Liberia, Dan-style maker
1972.331CCCC0
Blade Incised with Animal Masks
China, Song dynasty
1979.75CCCC0
Face Mask
attributed to Sabariko Koné (Senufo, d. c. 1950)
1989.48©
Halberd
France, early 17th century
1916.1797CCCC0
Headdress (Ẹpa)
Moshood Olusomo Bámigbóyè (Nigerian, c. 1885-1975)
1991.165©
Upright Arabesque with Masks, Cupids and Nereids
Giovanni Antonio da Brescia (Italian)
1945.339©
Mask
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Igbo-style maker
1973.222©
Mummy Bundle "Mask"
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley, Ocucaje site, Paracas style
1940.516CCCC0
Portrait Mask (mblo)
Africa, West Africa, Côte d’Ivoire, Baule-style carver
1974.203CCCC0
Mummy Bundle "Mask"
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley, Ocucaje site, Paracas style
1940.524CCCC0
Headdress
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Ejagham-style maker
1990.23CCCC0
Mask (Omono or Tana Wurum Bogoro)
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Dogon-style blacksmith-carver
1975.151CCCC0
Mummy Bundle "Mask"
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley, Ocucaje site, Paracas style
1940.521CCCC0
Helmet Mask
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Malinke-style blacksmith-carver
2004.84CCCC0
Mask
Central Mexico, Teotihuacán style, Classic Period
1990.229CCCC0
Two Masks
Italy, Roman, 3rd century
1920.168CCCC0
Mask (Emangungu)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Bembe-style maker
2006.116CCCC0
Mask (n'tomo)
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Bamana-style or Malinke-style blacksmith-carver
1994.14©
Mummy Bundle "Mask"
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley, Ocucaje site, Paracas style
1940.523CCCC0
Mask
Central Mexico, Teotihuacán, Classic Period
1942.1094CCCC0
Mummy Bundle "Mask"
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley, Ocucaje site, Paracas style
1940.517CCCC0
Helmet Mask
Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, possibly Kom-style maker
1971.66CCCC0
Mask (ndeemba)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Yaka-style carver
1969.8CCCC0
Mask
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Ibibio-style maker
1975.160©
Mask (mwana pwo)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Angola, Chokwe-style maker
1978.27©
Mummy Bundle "Mask"
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley, Ocucaje site, Paracas style
1940.520CCCC0
Mummy Bundle "Mask"
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley, Ocucaje site, Paracas style
1940.527CCCC0
Helmet Mask
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, Senufo-style carver
1975.152CCCC0
Mask
Central Mexico, Teotihuacán, Classic Period
1921.1701CCCC0
Mummy Bundle "Mask"
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley, Ocucaje site, Paracas style
1940.522CCCC0
Mummy Bundle "Mask"
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley, Ocucaje site, Paracas style
1940.519CCCC0
Face Mask with Female Figure (satimbe)
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Dogon-style blacksmith-carver
1960.169CCCC0
Mummy Bundle "Mask"
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley, Ocucaje site, Paracas style
1940.518CCCC0
Mummy Bundle "Mask"
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley, Ocucaje site, Paracas style
1940.525CCCC0
Mask
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pende (Eastern), 20th century
1976.179©
Mummy Bundle "Mask"
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley, Ocucaje site, Paracas style
1940.526CCCC0
Helmet Mask (tönköngba or tabakän)
Africa, West Africa, Guinea, possibly Landuma-style carver
1969.3©
Snaphance Gunlock
Italy, Brescia (?), 17th century
1916.41CCCC0
Basket-Hilt Broadsword ("Mortuary Sword")
Hilt: England; Blade: Germany, Solingen (?), Hilt: 17th Century; Blade: 18th Century
1916.696CCCC0
Oil Flask in the Shape of a Bull
Greek, Corinthian or modern forgery
1979.3CCCC0
Vase
Maurice Marinot (French, 1882-1960)
1929.114©
Female Mask (Gambanda or Kambanda)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Pende-style maker
2008.150CCCC0
Mouth Mask
Peru, South Coast, Nasca style
1945.377CCCC0
Helmet Mask
Western Sudan, Ivory Coast, Senufo, 20th century
1972.336CCCC0
Face Mask
Northwest Coast, Tlingit, 19th century
1979.83CCCC0
Elongated Mask Ornament
Mexico, Olmec, 1200-300 BC
1967.154CCCC0
Mask
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, Nafana-style maker
1969.119©
Male Mask
Africa, West Africa, Côte d’Ivoire, Baule-style carver
1972.341©
Serpent Headdress
Africa, West Africa, Guinea, possibly Baga-style maker
1960.37CCCC0
Totem 01/01–18 (Baga-Batcham-Alunga-Kota)
Hervé Youmbi (Cameroonian, b. Central African Republic, 1973)
2018.5©
Grotesque Masks: Mask 9, Book I
Aloisio Giovannoli (Italian, 1550-1618)
2011.8CCCC0
Headdress (chi wara)
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Bamana-style blacksmith-carver
1965.325CCCC0
Grotesque Masks: Mask 13, Book I
Aloisio Giovannoli (Italian, 1550-1618)
2011.9CCCC0
Mask
Africa, Central Africa, Gabon, Punu-style carver
1972.329©
Mask
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria or Republic of Benin, Yorùbá
1972.327©
Man Spirit Mask
Willie Cole (American, b. 1955)
2000.75©
Man Spirit Mask: Man
Willie Cole (American, b. 1955) and 1 other
2000.75.a©
Man Spirit Mask: Spirit
Willie Cole (American, b. 1955) and 1 other
2000.75.b©
Man Spirit Mask: Mask
Willie Cole (American, b. 1955) and 1 other
2000.75.c©
Hu (Jar)
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period
1975.62CCCC0
Mask: Eagle
America, Native North American, Canada, British Columbia, Bella Coola, 19th century
1956.547CCCC0
Processional Mask of a Bodhisattva
Japan, Heian period
1950.581CCCC0
Headdress (Zigiren-Wɔndɛ)
Africa, West Africa, Guinea, Baga-style carver
1964.376CCCC0
Heddle Pulley (Bo Nun Amuin mask)
Africa, West Africa, Côte d’Ivoire, Baule-style carver
1971.300CCCC0
Mask
Peru, South Coast, Nasca style
1957.26CCCC0
Headdress
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Idoma-style carver
1964.444CCCC0
Mask
Peru, 3rd-10th Century
1950.414CCCC0
Wheel-Lock from a Hunting Rifle
Germany, Munich, 18th century
1916.40CCCC0
Mask
Adugbologe (Nigerian, c. 1940)
1974.206©
Vessel with Deity Mask
Central Mexico (Las Bocas, Puebla?), Olmec, Formative Period
2002.67CCCC0
Mask
Adugbologe (Nigerian, c. 1940)
1969.4©
Helmet
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá peoples
1969.5CCCC0
Face Mask
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire or Liberia, Dan-style maker
1977.191©
Funerary Mask
Peru, South Coast, Chicha-Ica Valley area, 13th-16th century
1957.396CCCC0
Mask
Africa, West Africa, Burkina Faso, Bobo-style maker
1971.291©
Hornbill Mask
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Dogon-style blacksmith-carver
1973.217©
Yam Mask
Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Abelam People, 20th century
1998.84CCCC0
Mask of an Elder
Korea, Joseon dynasty
1989.103CCCC0
Heddle Pulley (probably Noo mask)
Africa, West Africa, Côte d’Ivoire, Senufo-style carver
1970.354©
Helmet Mask
Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, Bamum Kingdom, Bamum-style maker
1967.151CCCC0
Oculate Being Mask
Peru, South Coast, Paracas (Cavernas) style (700 BC-AD1), 300 B.C. to A.D. 1
2003.39CCCC0
Headdress Mask: Buffalo
Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, Grassfields region, Bamileke-style maker
1972.340©
Dance Mask
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Bamana-style blacksmith-carver
1962.352©
Ewer
Saint-Porchaire (French)
1953.363CCCC0
Plaque
Peru, North Coast, Chongoyape(?), Chavín style
1938.431CCCC0
Helmet Mask
Africa, West Africa, Sierra Leone, Mende-style maker
1971.293©
Closed Sallet with Grotesque Face (Schembart visor)
Germany, Nuremberg, early 16th Century
1916.1646CCCC0
Cow Mask
Equatorial Africa, Cameroon, early 20th century
1975.161©
Monster Face: Door Ring Holder (Pushou)
China, Henan province, Northern Dynasties period
1930.731CCCC0
Mask
Mexico, Paintla, 19th century
1943.385CCCC0
Mask
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá-style maker
1921.1531©
Untitled
Lee Bontecou (American, 1931-)
1967.77©
Small Mask Ornament
Mexico, Olmec, 1200-300 BC
1949.21CCCC0
Pensive Face
Julio González (Spanish, 1876-1942)
1980.32©
Ornament
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley?, Paracas, c. 300 BC-AD 100
1940.513CCCC0
Forehead Ornament
Peru, South Coast, Nasca style
1940.509CCCC0
Mask Ornament
Southern Costa Rica, (Rio Grande de Térraba, Diquís Region), Diquís Style, 8th-16th Century
1950.417CCCC0
Mask
Lenore Tawney (American, 1907-2007)
1991.327©
Mask
Africa, West Africa, Liberia, Dan-style maker
1953.456CCCC0
Miniature Mask
Mexico, Olmec, 1200-300 BC
1951.319CCCC0
Antelope Mask
Africa, West Africa, Burkina Faso, Kurumba-style maker
1964.38©
Red-Figure Bell-Krater (Mixing Vessel): Bust of Dionysos and Comic...
attributed to Choregos Painter (South Italian, Apulian, active c. 390-380 BC)
1989.73CCCC0
Helmet Mask
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, Senufo-style carver
1971.292©
Bowl
Mexico, South-central Veracruz
1990.251CCCC0
Whistle (kasengosengo)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Pende-style maker
1954.376CCCC0
Bark-Cloth Mask
Africa, Southern Africa, Zambia, Chokwe-style or Chokwe-related maker
1967.279©
Portrait of a Woman
Amedeo Modigliani (Italian, 1884-1920)
1951.358CCCC0
Plaque
Peru, North Coast, Chongoyape(?), Chavín style
1946.117CCCC0
The Judgment of Solomon and Esther before Ahasuerus (pair)
Dirk Vellert (Netherlandish, 1480/85-1547)
1968.188CCCC0
The Judgment of Solomon
Dirk Vellert (Netherlandish, 1480/85-1547)
1968.188.1CCCC0
Esther before Ahasuerus
Dirk Vellert (Netherlandish, 1480/85-1547)
1968.188.2CCCC0
The Mask of Tragedy
Roman Vishniac (American, 1897-1997)
2017.29©
Costume
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá peoples
1976.187CCCC0
Glaive
Italy, Venice, 17th century
1916.1536CCCC0
Bell with Vajra Handle
Indonesia, Java, 10th century
1989.355CCCC0
Antelope Headdress
Western Sudan, Mali, Bamana, early 20th century
1962.307CCCC0
Pair of Candle Stands (torchères)
Thomas Chippendale (British, 1718–1779)
2018.203CCCC0
Candle Stand (torchère) (1 of 2)
Thomas Chippendale (British, 1718–1779)
2018.203.1CCCC0
Candle Stand (torchère) (2 of 2)
Thomas Chippendale (British, 1718–1779)
2018.203.2CCCC0
Costume
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá-style maker
1976.188CCCC0
Mask
Italy, Roman
1929.915CCCC0
Patron (Cartridge Box)
Germany, early 17th Century
1916.1911CCCC0
Mask
Mesoamerica (or Mexico), 16th century or earlier
1967.141CCCC0
The Coral Necklace
Frederick Sandys (British, 1829-1904)
1997.7CCCC0
Double-Headed Headdress (N'gonzon Koun)
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Bamana-style blacksmith-carver
1962.353CCCC0
Mask
Lenore Tawney (American, 1907-2007)
2007.192©
The Green Mask
Joseph C. Motto (American, 1892-1965)
1930.117©
Head
Africa, West Africa, Liberia or Côte d'Ivoire, Dan-style or We-style maker
1973.218©
Mask
Egypt, probably Greco-Roman Period
1914.713CCCC0
Mask Ornament
Peru, Moche or Recuay, 1st-6th Century
1956.85CCCC0
Meditation
Max Weber (American, 1881-1961)
2018.1071©
Portrait
Max Weber (American, 1881-1961)
2018.1072CCCC0
Noh Mask: Waka-onna
Japan, Muromachi period
1972.69CCCC0
Mask
Mexico, Mixtec, Monte Alban V, 14th-16th century
1948.353CCCC0
Hat (Kalyeem)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
1998.29CCCC0
Tripod (Ding)
China, early Western Zhou dynasty
2003.2CCCC0
Painted Mask:  Pagliacci
Edris Eckhardt (American, 1905-1998)
1947.72©
Bowl with Burden-Bearing Human
Southwest, Mogollon, Mimbres, Pre-Contact Period, 11th-12th century
1930.51CCCC0
Malagan Memorial Festival Pole
Melanesia, New Ireland, 19th century
1971.149CCCC0
Bodhisattva Guanyin
China, late Northern Qi (550-577) or early Sui dynasty
1962.162CCCC0
Comic Mask
Greece, Greco-Roman Period, late Ptolemaic Dynasty to Roman Empire
1964.417CCCC0
Mask
Italy, Roman
1929.918CCCC0
Mask
Egypt, probably Greco-Roman Period
1914.712CCCC0
Mask
China, Tang dynasty
1958.426CCCC0
Mask
Mexico, Guerrero, Mezcala style
1959.332CCCC0
Mask Attachment(?)
Mexico, Olmec, 1200-300 BC
1990.221CCCC0
Mask
Italy, Roman
1929.916CCCC0
Mask
Greece, Sicily, Selinus, 6th Century BC
1943.451CCCC0
Mask
Italy, Roman
1929.917CCCC0
Miniature Mask
Mexico, Olmec, 1200-300 BC
1949.470CCCC0
Noh Mask
Japan, Edo period
1955.557CCCC0
Sharecropper
Elizabeth Catlett (American, 1915-2012)
1996.289©
Mask
Central Mexico, Teotihuacán (from Guerrero?), Classic Period
1990.228CCCC0
Low Waterfall in a Wooded Landscape with a Dead Beech Tree
Jacob van Ruisdael (Dutch, 1628/29-1682)
1967.63CCCC0
Untitled (Masked Figure, Flowers and Candles, Mexico)
Debbie Fleming Caffery (American, 1948-)
1996.360©
Mask
Mexico, Guerrero
1950.73CCCC0
Mask of Napoleon
C. Francesco Antommarchi (Italian, 1780-1838)
1917.370CCCC0
The Mask
Hans Sebald Beham (German, 1500-1550)
1947.479CCCC0
Mask
Mexico, Olmec, 1200-300 BC
1952.267CCCC0
Portrait of Machtelt Suijs
Maerten van Heemskerck (Dutch, 1498-1574)
1987.136CCCC0
Pair of Arc-shaped Pendants with Animal Mask and Interlaced Animal Bands...
China, Warring States period (475-221 BC) to Western Han dynasty
1952.571CCCC0
Arc-shaped Pendant with Animal Mask and Interlaced Animal Bands (Huang)
China, Warring States period (475-221 BC) to Western Han dynasty
1952.571.1CCCC0
Arc-shaped Pendant with Animal Mask and Interlaced Animal Bands (Huang)
China, Warring States period (475-221 BC) to Western Han dynasty
1952.571.2CCCC0
Tripod (Ding)
China, late Shang dynasty (c.1600-c.1046 BC), Anyang phase
1962.281CCCC0
Mask of Hercules
Emile Antoine Bourdelle (French, 1861-1929)
1968.339CCCC0
Miniature Mask
Africa, West Africa, Côte d’Ivoire, Baule-style maker
1935.305©
Mask of a Woman
Victor D. Salvatore (American, 1884-1965)
1940.583©
Staff Head(?)
Colombia or Panama, International style, 5th-8th Century
1944.319CCCC0
Noh Mask of Okina
Japan, Muromachi period
1977.33CCCC0
Jug
Germany, Frechen, 17th century
1974.43CCCC0
Mask of a Woman
Victor D. Salvatore (American, 1884-1965)
1940.584©
Crown (adéńlá)
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá-style maker
1995.22CCCC0
Masked Woman
Richard Lindner (American, 1901-1978)
1972.150©
Incense Burner
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1912), Qianlong reign
1942.620CCCC0
Incense Burner
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1912), Qianlong reign
1942.620.aCCCC0
Incense Burner (lid)
China, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign
1942.620.bCCCC0
The Masked Ball
Jean-Michel the Younger Moreau (French, 1741-1814)
1924.914CCCC0
Mummy Mask of Senbi
Egypt, Meir, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, 1980-1801 BC
1914.731CCCC0
Blue Mask
Rolf Nesch (Norwegian, 1893-1975)
1969.240©
A Comic Mask
Edward Gordon Craig (British, 1872-1966)
1924.334.6©
Kyogen Mask: Whistler
Japan, Edo period
1975.100CCCC0
The Trinity:  Leaf from a Gradual with Initial B
circle of Perugino (Italian, c1450/55-1523)
1952.461CCCC0
Curtain Fragment with Panthers
Egypt, Antinoë, Byzantine period, late 6th century
1980.31CCCC0
Figure in a Litter
Wari (Pachacamac) style, Middle Horizon, Epoch 2
1997.1CCCC0
Whistle
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Angola, Chokwe-style maker
1915.442CCCC0
"Women's Dance," Bauhaus Stage
Umbo (German, 1902-1980)
1990.121©
Duel after the Masked Ball (recto)
Thomas Couture (French, 1815-1879)
1983.95.aCCCC0
Mask of Séverine (Caroline Rémy)
Auguste Rodin (French, 1840-1917)
1960.87CCCC0
Ogre Mask (Taotie)
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period
1952.576CCCC0
Taotie (Ogre Mask)
China, Shang dynasty
1952.585CCCC0
Prismatic Bead with Ogre Mask
China, Western Zhou dynasty
1966.739CCCC0
Detachable Figure (Dancer)
Jacques Lipchitz (French, born in Lithuania, 1891–1973)
1972.367©
Whistle
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo or Angola, Chokwe people, late 1800s
1915.443CCCC0
Seated Lord with Removable Headdress
Mesoamerica, Maya, probably Jaina Island, Late Classical period, 7th-9th century
2012.33CCCC0
Seated Lord with Removable Headdress: Figure
Mesoamerica, Maya, probably Jaina Island, Late Classical period, 7th-9th century
2012.33.aCCCC0
Seated Lord with Removable Headdress: Headdress
Mesoamerica, Maya, probably Jaina Island, Late Classical period, 7th-9th century
2012.33.bCCCC0
Mask of the Japanese Actress Hanako (Ohta Hisa)
Auguste Rodin (French, 1840-1917)
1960.90CCCC0
Clowns
Tomio Kinoshita (Japanese, 1923-2014)
1982.359©
Cloth with Procession of Figures
Central Andes, South Coast, Nasca people, 100 BC-AD 700, Early Intermediate Period, 1-650
1940.530CCCC0
Noh Mask:  Ko-beshimi
Japan, Muromachi period
1972.70CCCC0
Death Mask of Cesar Vellejo
Antonio Lopez-Garcia (Spanish, 1936-)
1982.346©
The Assembly of Tejaprabha Buddha
Korea, Joseon dynasty
1998.120CCCC0
Whistle
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo or Angola, Chokwe people, late 19th century
1915.454CCCC0
The Mask Maker
Japan, Meiji period
1984.1119CCCC0
Mende Mask
Africa, Sierra Leone
104.1971©
Mirror with Jade Disk Inset
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), late Warring States period (475-221 BC) - early Western Han dynasty
2002.5CCCC0
Whistle
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo or Angola, Chokwe people, late 19th century
1915.444CCCC0
Mask of Napoleon
Luigi Calamatta (Italian, 1801-1869)
1935.303CCCC0
Miniature Mask
Africa, Guinea Coast Style Region, Liberia or Ivory Coast, Dan people, 20th century
701.1972©
Mask Ornament
Mexico, Olmec, 1200-300 BC
1949.538CCCC0
Miniature Mask
Guinea Coast Style Region, Liberia or Ivory Coast, Dan people, probably 20th century
702.1972©
Masked Figure
Oqwa Pi (American, 1899-1971)
1937.804©
Archaic Mask
Greece, Sicily, 6th Century BC
1926.550CCCC0
Vessel with Abstract Heads
Peru, South Coast, Nasca style
1946.279CCCC0
Sacrificer
Bolivia, Peru or Chile, Southern Highlands, early Tiwanaku style, 400-1000
1996.293CCCC0
Doorway (Portal)
Italy, Gubbio (?), 15th century
1916.2047CCCC0
Red-Figure Eye Cup: Warriors (A), Musician and Youths (B)
attributed to Psiax (Greek, Attic, active c. 525-505 BC) and Group of Leipzig T 3599
1976.89CCCC0
First Move
Jules Olitski (American, 1922-2007)
1986.154©
Camera Work: The Model and the Mask
Edward Steichen (American, 1879-1973)
1995.199.14.n©
Bovine Mask with Capped Horns
China, Shang dynasty (c.1600-c.1046 BC) - Western Zhou dynasty
1952.492CCCC0
Male Dog
West Mexico, Colima, Comala style
1964.37CCCC0
A Shield Bearing a Mask Supported by Two Genii
Lucas van Leyden (Dutch, 1494-1533)
1925.154CCCC0
Ornament Design with a Mask, A Couple of Tritons, and Two Children Below
Heinrich Aldegrever (German, 1502-1555/61)
1922.495CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Pair of Masks
Duga of Mẹkọ (Nigerian, Yorùbá peoples, 1880–1960)
1975.168Wood and paintPart 1: 77.7 cm (30 9/16 in.); Part 2: 86 cm (33 7/8 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Ceremonial Dagger-Axe with Animal Masks (Ge)
China, Shang dynasty
1983.2Jade (nephrite)Overall: 4.4 cm (1 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Gnathian Ribbed Oinochoe (Wine Jug): Masks, Dancer, and Flute-Player
South Italian, Apulian
1952.16CeramicOverall: 46.4 cm (18 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Oval Cup Stand with Animal Masks
China, Qing dynasty, Qianlong mark and period
1989.327White jade with black markings and incised decorationOverall: 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.)Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
Ceremonial Scepter with Animal Masks (Gui)
China, Shang dynasty
1972.154Jade (nephrite)Overall: 18.6 x 1.8 cm (7 5/16 x 11/16 in.)Gift of Mary B. Lee, C. Bingham Blossom, Dudley S. Blossom III, Laurel B. Kovacik, and Elizabeth B. Blossom, in memory of Elizabeth B. BlossomCCCC0
Buffalo Mask
Africa, West Africa, Burkina Faso, possibly Bwa-style maker
1969.2Wood, plant fibers, paint, and ironOverall: 69.8 cm (27 1/2 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Mask (hemba)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Suku-style carver
2010.450Wood, reed, paint, and metalOverall: 50 x 25 x 27.2 cm (19 11/16 x 9 13/16 x 10 11/16 in.)René and Odette Delenne Collection, Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Masks
Laverne Originals, Inc. (American) and 1 other
1948.494Plain cloth, block printed: cottonAverage: 311.1 x 128.3 cm (122 1/2 x 50 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund©
Mask
Central Mexico, Teotihuacán style, Classic Period
1950.409StoneOverall: 13.4 x 12.8 x 6.7 cm (5 1/4 x 5 1/16 x 2 5/8 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Ram Mask (Bolo)
Africa, West Africa, Burkina Faso, Bobo-style blacksmith-carver
2016.56Wood and paintOverall: 45 x 36 x 36 cm (17 11/16 x 14 3/16 x 14 3/16 in.)René and Odette Delenne Collection, Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Helmet Mask
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Bamana-style blacksmith-carver
2011.196Wood and organic materialsOverall: 36 cm (14 3/16 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Mask (Kple Kple or Kouassi Gbe)
Africa, West Africa, Côte d’Ivoire, Baule-style carver
1975.155Wood, resin, and paintOverall: 40.7 cm (16 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Mask (wan-balinga)
Africa, West Africa, Burkina Faso, Mossi-style blacksmith-carver
2014.1Wood and paintOverall: 34 x 14 x 14 cm (13 3/8 x 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Small Sword with Masks and Figures
hilt: Holland, blade: Germany, Solingen, 17th century
1916.1488Steel; chiseling; copper wireOverall: 104 cm (40 15/16 in.); Blade: 87.2 cm (34 5/16 in.); Grip: 12.5 cm (4 15/16 in.); Guard: 7.6 cm (3 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Mask (Bwoom)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kuba-style carver
1935.304Wood and paintOverall: 43.3 x 31.2 x 28.3 cm (17 1/16 x 12 5/16 x 11 1/8 in.)James Albert Ford Memorial FundCCCC0
Mask (mbap mteng): Elephant (aka)
Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, Grassfields region, Bamileke-style maker
1985.1082Cotton, burlap, glass beads, twine, leather, and woodOverall: 139.7 x 50.8 x 19.1 cm (55 x 20 x 7 1/2 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension FundCCCC0
Mask (Kanaga)
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Dogon peoples
1971.289Wood, paint, leather, human hair, plant fiber, and metalOverall: 94 cm (37 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Mask
Africa, West Africa, Liberia, Mano-style carver
1953.457Wood, copper alloy, plant fiber, cloth, rawhide or leather, teeth, seeds, resin, synthetic material, iron, and glass beadsOverall: 28 x 15.2 cm (11 x 6 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension FundCCCC0
Mask (Kifwebe)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Songye-style maker
1972.2Wood and paintOverall: 71.2 cm (28 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund©
Face Mask
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire or Liberia, Wè-style carver
1971.294Wood, boar tusks, pelt, cloth, human hair, probably aluminum, reeds, iron alloy, copper alloy, plant fiber, and paintOverall: 38.1 cm (15 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Face Mask
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, possibly Yaure-style carver
1971.296Wood, paint, and colorantOverall: 31.7 cm (12 1/2 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Face Mask (Iru mmuo)
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Igbo-style maker
2016.10Wood, pigment, plant fiber, and cottonOverall: 16.9 x 11 x 6 cm (6 5/8 x 4 5/16 x 2 3/8 in.)Gift of Kim SherwinCCCC0
Masks and Flowers
Norman R. Eppink (American, 1906-1985)
1954.267LithographGift of The Print Club of Cleveland©
Face Mask
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire or Liberia, Dan-style maker
1972.331Wood, metal, leather, and organic materialsOverall: 22.9 cm (9 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Blade Incised with Animal Masks
China, Song dynasty
1979.75JadeOverall: 16 cm (6 5/16 in.)Cornelia Blakemore Warner FundCCCC0
Face Mask
attributed to Sabariko Koné (Senufo, d. c. 1950)
1989.48Wood, upholstery studs, resin, and paintOverall: 31.6 x 16.7 x 11.4 cm (12 7/16 x 6 9/16 x 4 1/2 in.)John L. Severance Fund©
Halberd
France, early 17th century
1916.1797Steel, pierced; appliqué masks in brass; octagonal wood haft with studs and leather strapsOverall: 239 cm (94 1/8 in.); Blade: 48 cm (18 7/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Headdress (Ẹpa)
Moshood Olusomo Bámigbóyè (Nigerian, c. 1885-1975)
1991.165Wood and paintOverall: 137.2 cm (54 in.)John L. Severance Fund and Gift of Mary Price©
Upright Arabesque with Masks, Cupids and Nereids
Giovanni Antonio da Brescia (Italian)
1945.339EngravingDudley P. Allen Fund©
Mask
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Igbo-style maker
1973.222Wood, paint, and plant fiberOverall: 56.5 cm (22 1/4 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Mummy Bundle "Mask"
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley, Ocucaje site, Paracas style
1940.516Cotton and pigment, plain weaveOverall: 66 x 20.9 x 3.8 cm (26 x 8 1/4 x 1 1/2 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Portrait Mask (mblo)
Africa, West Africa, Côte d’Ivoire, Baule-style carver
1974.203Wood and paintOverall: 41.2 cm (16 1/4 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Mummy Bundle "Mask"
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley, Ocucaje site, Paracas style
1940.524Cotton and pigment, plain weaveOverall: 58.4 x 21 cm (23 x 8 1/4 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Headdress
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Ejagham-style maker
1990.23Wood, rawhide, cane, paint, bone or ivory, natural fiber, and metalOverall: 67.3 x 43.2 x 43.2 cm (26 1/2 x 17 x 17 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Mask (Omono or Tana Wurum Bogoro)
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Dogon-style blacksmith-carver
1975.151Wood and paintOverall: 91.5 cm (36 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Mummy Bundle "Mask"
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley, Ocucaje site, Paracas style
1940.521Cotton and pigment, plain weaveOverall: 103.5 x 40 cm (40 3/4 x 15 3/4 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Helmet Mask
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Malinke-style blacksmith-carver
2004.84Wood and probably resinOverall: 47 cm (18 1/2 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Mask
Central Mexico, Teotihuacán style, Classic Period
1990.229StoneOverall: 15.7 x 15.3 x 7.9 cm (6 3/16 x 6 x 3 1/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James C. GruenerCCCC0
Two Masks
Italy, Roman, 3rd century
1920.168MarbleOverall: 27.4 x 38.8 cm (10 13/16 x 15 1/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. John HuntingtonCCCC0
Mask (Emangungu)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Bembe-style maker
2006.116Wood, kaolin, colorant, and ironOverall: 46 cm (18 1/8 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Mask (n'tomo)
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Bamana-style or Malinke-style blacksmith-carver
1994.14Wood, aluminum, copper alloy, animal hair, and steelOverall: 62.2 x 23 x 15.3 cm (24 1/2 x 9 1/16 x 6 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings Fund©
Mummy Bundle "Mask"
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley, Ocucaje site, Paracas style
1940.523Plain warp-faced cloth, painted: cottonOverall: 48.9 x 19.6 cm (19 1/4 x 7 11/16 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Mask
Central Mexico, Teotihuacán, Classic Period
1942.1094GreenstoneOverall: 19 x 23.2 x 9.8 cm (7 1/2 x 9 1/8 x 3 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Mummy Bundle "Mask"
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley, Ocucaje site, Paracas style
1940.517Plain warp-faced cloth, paintedOverall: 71.7 x 20.9 cm (28 1/4 x 8 1/4 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Helmet Mask
Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, possibly Kom-style maker
1971.66Wood, paint, organic material, and iron alloyOverall: 33 x 63.5 x 41.9 cm (13 x 25 x 16 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William D. Wixom in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph M. CoeCCCC0
Mask (ndeemba)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Yaka-style carver
1969.8Wood, raffia, paint, and cottonOverall: 47 cm (18 1/2 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Mask
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Ibibio-style maker
1975.160Wood, pigment, plant fiber, and metalOverall: 49.5 cm (19 1/2 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Mask (mwana pwo)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Angola, Chokwe-style maker
1978.27Wood, reeds, plant fiber, burlap, natural fiber (possibly cotton), and colorantOverall: 21.6 cm (8 1/2 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Mummy Bundle "Mask"
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley, Ocucaje site, Paracas style
1940.520Plain warp-faced cloth, painted: cottonOverall: 48.3 x 18.3 cm (19 x 7 3/16 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Mummy Bundle "Mask"
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley, Ocucaje site, Paracas style
1940.527Plain warp-faced cloth, painted: cottonOverall: 61 x 24.1 cm (24 x 9 1/2 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Helmet Mask
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, Senufo-style carver
1975.152Wood, upholstery studs, and colorantOverall: 34.9 cm (13 3/4 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Mask
Central Mexico, Teotihuacán, Classic Period
1921.1701Ceramic, slipOverall: 11 x 18.1 x 5.7 cm (4 5/16 x 7 1/8 x 2 1/4 in.)Gift of Edward B. GreeneCCCC0
Mummy Bundle "Mask"
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley, Ocucaje site, Paracas style
1940.522Plain warp-faced cloth, painted: cottonOverall: 58.5 x 18.8 cm (23 1/16 x 7 3/8 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Mummy Bundle "Mask"
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley, Ocucaje site, Paracas style
1940.519Plain warp-faced cloth, painted: cottonOverall: 61 x 21.6 cm (24 x 8 1/2 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Face Mask with Female Figure (satimbe)
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Dogon-style blacksmith-carver
1960.169Wood and organic materialsOverall: 111.1 cm (43 3/4 in.)James Albert and Mary Gardiner Ford Memorial FundCCCC0
Mummy Bundle "Mask"
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley, Ocucaje site, Paracas style
1940.518Warp-faced cloth, painted: cottonOverall: 71 x 29.2 cm (27 15/16 x 11 1/2 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Mummy Bundle "Mask"
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley, Ocucaje site, Paracas style
1940.525Plain warp-faced cloth, painted: cottonOverall: 86.3 x 28.5 cm (34 x 11 1/4 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Mask
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pende (Eastern), 20th century
1976.179Wood and colorantOverall: 26.1 cm (10 1/4 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Mummy Bundle "Mask"
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley, Ocucaje site, Paracas style
1940.526Plain warp-faced cloth, painted: cottonOverall: 25 x 14.5 cm (9 13/16 x 5 11/16 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Gikaku Mask of Young Persian Boy (Taikōji)
Japan, Nara period
1949.158Paulownia wood, lacquered and paintedOverall: 28 x 21 x 18.5 cm (11 x 8 1/4 x 7 5/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Helmet Mask (tönköngba or tabakän)
Africa, West Africa, Guinea, possibly Landuma-style carver
1969.3Wood and natural fibersOverall: 76.2 cm (30 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Snaphance Gunlock
Italy, Brescia (?), 17th century
1916.41Steel, chiseledOverall: 14 x 7.3 cm (5 1/2 x 2 7/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Basket-Hilt Broadsword ("Mortuary Sword")
Hilt: England; Blade: Germany, Solingen (?), Hilt: 17th Century; Blade: 18th Century
1916.696Steel, chiseled; inlaid gilt- silver foil; wood and wire gripOverall: 101.6 cm (40 in.); Blade: 85.2 cm (33 9/16 in.); Hilt: 13 cm (5 1/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Oil Flask in the Shape of a Bull
Greek, Corinthian or modern forgery
1979.3CeramicOverall: 6.5 cm (2 9/16 in.)Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial FundCCCC0
Vase
Maurice Marinot (French, 1882-1960)
1929.114Blown glass, acid etchedDiameter: 16.6 cm (6 9/16 in.); Overall: 22 cm (8 11/16 in.)Gift of C. M. de Hauke©
Female Mask (Gambanda or Kambanda)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Pende-style maker
2008.150Wood, plant fiber, and colorantOverall: 27 x 22 x 28.5 cm (10 5/8 x 8 11/16 x 11 1/4 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Mouth Mask
Peru, South Coast, Nasca style
1945.377Hammered gold alloyOverall: 14 x 19.4 cm (5 1/2 x 7 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Helmet Mask
Western Sudan, Ivory Coast, Senufo, 20th century
1972.336WoodOverall: 122 cm (48 1/16 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Face Mask
Northwest Coast, Tlingit, 19th century
1979.83AlderwoodOverall: 21.4 x 17.2 x 8.9 cm (8 7/16 x 6 3/4 x 3 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Elongated Mask Ornament
Mexico, Olmec, 1200-300 BC
1967.154GreenstoneOverall: 13.8 cm (5 7/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James B. Wadhams in memory of Miss Helen HumphreysCCCC0
Mask
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, Nafana-style maker
1969.119Wood, paint, and plant fiberOverall: 138.4 x 63.5 cm (54 1/2 x 25 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Male Mask
Africa, West Africa, Côte d’Ivoire, Baule-style carver
1972.341WoodOverall: 22.9 cm (9 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Serpent Headdress
Africa, West Africa, Guinea, possibly Baga-style maker
1960.37Wood (Nauclea pobeguinii) and paintOverall: 148 cm (58 1/4 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Totem 01/01–18 (Baga-Batcham-Alunga-Kota)
Hervé Youmbi (Cameroonian, b. Central African Republic, 1973)
2018.5Wood, glass beads, thread, glue, and silicone adhesiveOverall: 188 x 53 x 38 cm (74 x 20 7/8 x 14 15/16 in.)Purchase from the Karl B. Goldfield Trust©
Grotesque Masks: Mask 9, Book I
Aloisio Giovannoli (Italian, 1550-1618)
2011.8EtchingSheet: 16 x 11.4 cm (6 5/16 x 4 1/2 in.); Image: 16 x 11.4 cm (6 5/16 x 4 1/2 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Headdress (chi wara)
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Bamana-style blacksmith-carver
1965.325Wood, cowrie shells, glass beads, possibly aluminum, iron alloy, upholstery studs, and natural fibersOverall: 44.5 x 66 cm (17 1/2 x 26 in.)Gift of Mrs. Ralph M. Coe in memory of Ralph M. CoeCCCC0
Grotesque Masks: Mask 13, Book I
Aloisio Giovannoli (Italian, 1550-1618)
2011.9EtchingSheet: 16.4 x 11.6 cm (6 7/16 x 4 9/16 in.); Image: 16.4 x 11.6 cm (6 7/16 x 4 9/16 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Mask
Africa, Central Africa, Gabon, Punu-style carver
1972.329Wood, kaolin, and paintOverall: 38.2 cm (15 1/16 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Mask
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria or Republic of Benin, Yorùbá
1972.327WoodOverall: 40.7 cm (16 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Man Spirit Mask
Willie Cole (American, b. 1955)
2000.75Embossed photoetching hand-colored with lemon juice; photoscreenprint hand-colored with lemon juice; photoetching and woodcutSheet: 99.8 x 67.5 cm (39 5/16 x 26 9/16 in.)John L. Severance Fund©
Hu (Jar)
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period
1975.62BronzeOverall: 25.5 cm (10 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Mask: Eagle
America, Native North American, Canada, British Columbia, Bella Coola, 19th century
1956.547Carved, painted woodOverall: 35.6 x 45.8 x 24.2 cm (14 x 18 1/16 x 9 1/2 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension FundCCCC0
Processional Mask of a Bodhisattva
Japan, Heian period
1950.581Wood, lacquered and paintedOverall: 22 x 16 cm (8 11/16 x 6 5/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Headdress (Zigiren-Wɔndɛ)
Africa, West Africa, Guinea, Baga-style carver
1964.376Wood, glass beads, upholstery studs, and natural fiberOverall: 52.1 x 15.6 cm (20 1/2 x 6 1/8 in.)Gift of Edgar A. HahnCCCC0
Heddle Pulley (Bo Nun Amuin mask)
Africa, West Africa, Côte d’Ivoire, Baule-style carver
1971.300Wood, metal, and plant fiberOverall: 14.6 cm (5 3/4 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Mask
Peru, South Coast, Nasca style
1957.26Hammered gold alloyOverall: 18.4 x 21.8 cm (7 1/4 x 8 9/16 in.)Gift of the Hanna FundCCCC0
Headdress
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Idoma-style carver
1964.444Wood, human hair, paint, and possibly kaolinOverall: 20.4 x 17.8 x 16.2 cm (8 1/16 x 7 x 6 3/8 in.)James Albert and Mary Gardiner Ford Memorial FundCCCC0
Mask
Peru, 3rd-10th Century
1950.414GoldOverall: 7 x 8.6 cm (2 3/4 x 3 3/8 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
The Bad Air Smelled of Roses: Black Masks My Secrets And Allows Me To...
Carl Pope Jr. (American, b. 1961) and 1 other
2018.33.28Letterpress poster55.9 x 35.6 cm (22 x 14 in.)Mr. and Mrs. Richard W. Whitehill Art Purchase Endowment Fund and gift of David Lusenhop in honor of the artist©
Architectural Sculpture: Face of Time (Kala-mukha)
1975.104Volcanic stoneOverall: 40 x 45.5 x 31 cm (15 3/4 x 17 15/16 x 12 3/16 in.)Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial FundCCCC0
Wheel-Lock from a Hunting Rifle
Germany, Munich, 18th century
1916.40Steel, engravedOverall: 29.2 x 11.7 cm (11 1/2 x 4 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Mask
Adugbologe (Nigerian, c. 1940)
1974.206Wood and paintOverall: 35.5 cm (14 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Vessel with Deity Mask
Central Mexico (Las Bocas, Puebla?), Olmec, Formative Period
2002.67Ceramic, traces of pigmentOverall: 18 x 17.1 x 15.9 cm (7 1/16 x 6 3/4 x 6 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Mask
Adugbologe (Nigerian, c. 1940)
1969.4Wood, colorant, and plant fibersOverall: 26.8 cm (10 9/16 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Helmet
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá peoples
1969.5Wood and paintOverall: 62.9 cm (24 3/4 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Face Mask
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire or Liberia, Dan-style maker
1977.191Wood and colorantOverall: 26.7 cm (10 1/2 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Funerary Mask
Peru, South Coast, Chicha-Ica Valley area, 13th-16th century
1957.396Hammered silverOverall: 15.3 x 15.6 cm (6 x 6 1/8 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Pair of Deity Earrings with Vishnu on Garuda (front) and chepu (monster...
Nepal, Kathmandu Valley
1915.338Gold set with precious and semi-precious stonesOverall: 9.5 x 6.9 cm (3 3/4 x 2 11/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Mask
Africa, West Africa, Burkina Faso, Bobo-style maker
1971.291Wood, colorant, and cordOverall: 86.4 cm (34 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Hornbill Mask
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Dogon-style blacksmith-carver
1973.217Wood, colorant, organic material, and seeds (Abrus precatorius)Overall: 68.6 cm (27 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Yam Mask
Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Abelam People, 20th century
1998.84Pigment, basketryOverall: 47.3 x 44.3 x 14.7 cm (18 5/8 x 17 7/16 x 5 13/16 in.)Gift of Nathaniel Sloane in memory of Rose WhiteCCCC0
Mask of an Elder
Korea, Joseon dynasty
1989.103Wood with horsehairMask: 20.3 x 6.1 cm (8 x 2 3/8 in.)The Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Heddle Pulley (probably Noo mask)
Africa, West Africa, Côte d’Ivoire, Senufo-style carver
1970.354WoodGift of The Butkin Foundation©
Sketchbook No. 6, page 97: Pencil several designs, 4 for masks of comedy...
Mabel A. Hewit (American, 1903-1984)
2009.145.97PencilGift of Mr. and Mrs. William Jurey in memory of Mabel A. Hewit©
Helmet Mask
Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, Bamum Kingdom, Bamum-style maker
1967.151Wood, kaolin, and organic materialsOverall: 57.2 cm (22 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William D. Wixom in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph M. CoeCCCC0
Oculate Being Mask
Peru, South Coast, Paracas (Cavernas) style (700 BC-AD1), 300 B.C. to A.D. 1
2003.39Ceramic, resin-based paintOverall: 23.6 x 22.5 x 13.2 cm (9 5/16 x 8 7/8 x 5 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Headdress Mask: Buffalo
Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, Grassfields region, Bamileke-style maker
1972.340Wood and colorantOverall: 55.9 cm (22 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Dance Mask
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Bamana-style blacksmith-carver
1962.352WoodOverall: 47.6 cm (18 3/4 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Ewer
Saint-Porchaire (French)
1953.363Lead-glazed, white-paste earthenware with inlaid slip decorationOverall: 35.6 x 13.7 cm (14 x 5 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Plaque
Peru, North Coast, Chongoyape(?), Chavín style
1938.431Hammered and cut goldOverall: 12.5 x 13.8 cm (4 15/16 x 5 7/16 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Half-mask (Ho’o-ate) with Neck Guard (Nodowa)
Japan, Edo period
1921.404.aIron, lacquer, textile (silk)Gift of George Trumbull LaddCCCC0
Helmet Mask
Africa, West Africa, Sierra Leone, Mende-style maker
1971.293Wood and paintOverall: 47 cm (18 1/2 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Closed Sallet with Grotesque Face (Schembart visor)
Germany, Nuremberg, early 16th Century
1916.1646Painted steelOverall: 27.3 x 25.7 x 22.2 cm (10 3/4 x 10 1/8 x 8 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Cow Mask
Equatorial Africa, Cameroon, early 20th century
1975.161Wood and colorantOverall: 13 cm (5 1/8 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Monster Face: Door Ring Holder (Pushou)
China, Henan province, Northern Dynasties period
1930.731Gilt bronzeOverall: 13.6 x 20 cm (5 3/8 x 7 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Mask
Mexico, Paintla, 19th century
1943.385WoodOverall: 23.5 x 23.7 x 38.3 cm (9 1/4 x 9 5/16 x 15 1/16 in.)Gift of Elizabeth HardingCCCC0
Mask
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá-style maker
1921.1531Wood and paintOverall: 17.8 x 26.8 x 23 cm (7 x 10 9/16 x 9 1/16 in.)Gift of W. A. Price©
Untitled
Lee Bontecou (American, 1931-)
1967.77Welded steel, canvas, and wireOverall: 132.1 x 121.6 x 30.5 cm (52 x 47 7/8 x 12 in.)Contemporary Collection of The Cleveland Museum of Art©
Small Mask Ornament
Mexico, Olmec, 1200-300 BC
1949.21JadeiteOverall: 6.8 x 4.8 x 2.2 cm (2 11/16 x 1 7/8 x 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Garniture Set (one clock and 2 vases)
2020.421Chinese hard-paste porcelain, gilt bronze, enameled metalGift of Horace Wood BrockCCCC0
Pensive Face
Julio González (Spanish, 1876-1942)
1980.32Iron mounted on painted woodFramed: 34.9 x 30.5 x 8.3 cm (13 3/4 x 12 x 3 1/4 in.); Overall: 24.5 x 19.7 cm (9 5/8 x 7 3/4 in.)Gift of Ralph King, by exchange©
Ornament
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley?, Paracas, c. 300 BC-AD 100
1940.513Hammered and embossed gold-copper alloyOverall: 8.8 x 4.8 cm (3 7/16 x 1 7/8 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Forehead Ornament
Peru, South Coast, Nasca style
1940.509Hammered gold alloyOverall: 27.4 x 9.3 cm (10 13/16 x 3 11/16 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Mask Ornament
Southern Costa Rica, (Rio Grande de Térraba, Diquís Region), Diquís Style, 8th-16th Century
1950.417Hammered and cut goldOverall: 11.9 x 11.2 x 2.5 cm (4 11/16 x 4 7/16 x 1 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Mask
Lenore Tawney (American, 1907-2007)
1991.327Weaving (warp-faced tabby), knotting, plaiting and wrapping: linen, silk and woolOverall: 97 x 37 cm (38 3/16 x 14 9/16 in.)Seventy-fifth anniversary gift of Toshiko Takaezu in honor of Lenore Tawney©
Mask
Africa, West Africa, Liberia, Dan-style maker
1953.456WoodOverall: 22.2 cm (8 3/4 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension FundCCCC0
Miniature Mask
Mexico, Olmec, 1200-300 BC
1951.319GreenstoneOverall: 6.9 x 6.2 cm (2 11/16 x 2 7/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Antelope Mask
Africa, West Africa, Burkina Faso, Kurumba-style maker
1964.38Wood and colorantOverall: 151.1 x 19.7 cm (59 1/2 x 7 3/4 in.)James Albert and Mary Gardiner Ford Memorial Fund©
Red-Figure Bell-Krater (Mixing Vessel): Bust of Dionysos and Comic...
attributed to Choregos Painter (South Italian, Apulian, active c. 390-380 BC)
1989.73CeramicOverall: 38 cm (14 15/16 in.); Diameter of rim: 40.3 cm (15 7/8 in.); Diameter of foot: 18.4 cm (7 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Helmet Mask
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, Senufo-style carver
1971.292WoodOverall: 68.3 cm (26 7/8 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Bowl
Mexico, South-central Veracruz
1990.251Molded, carved, and burnished potteryDiameter: 17.8 cm (7 in.); Overall: 11 x 18 cm (4 5/16 x 7 1/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James C. GruenerCCCC0
Whistle (kasengosengo)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Pende-style maker
1954.376WoodOverall: 9.6 x 4.8 cm (3 3/4 x 1 7/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. Louise M. Dunn in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Russell JelliffeCCCC0
Bark-Cloth Mask
Africa, Southern Africa, Zambia, Chokwe-style or Chokwe-related maker
1967.279Bark cloth, wood, colorant, plant fibersOverall: 48.3 x 24.3 cm (19 x 9 9/16 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Portrait of a Woman
Amedeo Modigliani (Italian, 1884-1920)
1951.358Oil on canvasFramed: 94.6 x 77.5 x 6 cm (37 1/4 x 30 1/2 x 2 3/8 in.); Unframed: 65 x 48.3 cm (25 9/16 x 19 in.)Gift of the Hanna FundCCCC0
Plaque
Peru, North Coast, Chongoyape(?), Chavín style
1946.117Hammered and cut goldOverall: 21.8 x 10.8 cm (8 9/16 x 4 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
The Judgment of Solomon and Esther before Ahasuerus (pair)
Dirk Vellert (Netherlandish, 1480/85-1547)
1968.188Pot metal, white glass, and silver stainOverall: 69.3 x 46.4 cm (27 5/16 x 18 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
The Mask of Tragedy
Roman Vishniac (American, 1897-1997)
2017.29Gelatin silver printImage: 34 x 26.9 cm (13 3/8 x 10 9/16 in.); Paper: 35.4 x 27.6 cm (13 15/16 x 10 7/8 in.)Gift of Mara Vishniac Kohn©
Costume
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá peoples
1976.187Cotton, velvet, flannel, dye, faux fur, leather, cowrie shellsOverall: 167.6 x 66 x 40.6 cm (66 x 26 x 16 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Glaive
Italy, Venice, 17th century
1916.1536Steel, etchedOverall: 179 cm (70 1/2 in.); Blade: 22.2 cm (8 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Bell with Vajra Handle
Indonesia, Java, 10th century
1989.355BronzeDiameter: 5.7 cm (2 1/4 in.); Overall: 15.1 cm (5 15/16 in.)Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
Antelope Headdress
Western Sudan, Mali, Bamana, early 20th century
1962.307Wood, metal, glass beads, seashells, string, and probably tarOverall: 45.2 x 4.8 x 12.4 cm (17 13/16 x 1 7/8 x 4 7/8 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Pair of Candle Stands (torchères)
Thomas Chippendale (British, 1718–1779)
2018.203Gilt-wood, gessoEach: 154 x 56 x 51 cm (60 5/8 x 22 1/16 x 20 1/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Costume
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá-style maker
1976.188Cotton, velvet, flannel, leather, dye, probably wood, cowrie shells, metalOverall: 152.4 x 58.4 x 40.6 cm (60 x 23 x 16 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Mask
Italy, Roman
1929.915TerracottaOverall: 18.4 x 15.3 cm (7 1/4 x 6 in.)Charles W. Harkness Endowment FundCCCC0
Patron (Cartridge Box)
Germany, early 17th Century
1916.1911Steel sheet, over wood, brass; leather base; embossed decorationsDiameter: 8.9 cm (3 1/2 in.); Overall: 14 cm (5 1/2 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Mask
Mesoamerica (or Mexico), 16th century or earlier
1967.141Turquoise and terracottaOverall: 13 x 14.1 x 8 cm (5 1/8 x 5 9/16 x 3 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
The Coral Necklace
Frederick Sandys (British, 1829-1904)
1997.7Black, brown, and red chalkSheet: 55.9 x 39.2 cm (22 x 15 7/16 in.); Secondary Support: 57.1 x 40 cm (22 1/2 x 15 3/4 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Double-Headed Headdress (N'gonzon Koun)
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Bamana-style blacksmith-carver
1962.353Wood and ironOverall: 33.7 x 48.3 x 13.8 cm (13 1/4 x 19 x 5 7/16 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Mask
Lenore Tawney (American, 1907-2007)
2007.192Warp-dominant plain weave, attachments; linen, beads possibly pre-Columbian, wooden sticksOverall: 24.1 x 16.5 cm (9 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.)Gift of John Paul Miller©
The Green Mask
Joseph C. Motto (American, 1892-1965)
1930.117CeramicOverall: 29.9 x 13.1 x 10.2 cm (11 3/4 x 5 3/16 x 4 in.)Dudley P. Allen Fund©
Head
Africa, West Africa, Liberia or Côte d'Ivoire, Dan-style or We-style maker
1973.218Wood, glass beads, organic material, plant fiber, and cowrie shellsOverall: 38.8 cm (15 1/4 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Mask
Egypt, probably Greco-Roman Period
1914.713WaxOverall: 5.3 x 4.3 x 1.8 cm (2 1/16 x 1 11/16 x 11/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Mask Ornament
Peru, Moche or Recuay, 1st-6th Century
1956.85Cut and hammered goldOverall: 27.4 x 38.8 cm (10 13/16 x 15 1/4 in.)In memory of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Humphreys, gift of their daughter HelenCCCC0
Meditation
Max Weber (American, 1881-1961)
2018.1071Color linocut on Chinese paperImage: 6.7 x 2.7 cm (2 5/8 x 1 1/16 in.); Sheet: 23.8 x 16.5 cm (9 3/8 x 6 1/2 in.)Gift of James and Hanna Bartlett©
Portrait
Max Weber (American, 1881-1961)
2018.1072Color woodcut on Chinese paperImage: 10.5 x 4.7 cm (4 1/8 x 1 7/8 in.); Sheet: 23.6 x 15.9 cm (9 5/16 x 6 1/4 in.)Gift of James and Hanna BartlettCCCC0
Noh Mask: Waka-onna
Japan, Muromachi period
1972.69Wood with polychromyOverall: 19.8 cm (7 13/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Mask
Mexico, Mixtec, Monte Alban V, 14th-16th century
1948.353JadeiteOverall: 4.4 x 3.4 cm (1 3/4 x 1 5/16 in.)In memory of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Humphreys, gift of their daughter HelenCCCC0
Hat (Kalyeem)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
1998.29Raffia, glass beads, cowrie shells, cloth (including wool), thread, and copper alloyOverall: 29 x 23 x 23 cm (11 7/16 x 9 1/16 x 9 1/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Tripod (Ding)
China, early Western Zhou dynasty
2003.2BronzeOverall: 57.4 cm (22 5/8 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Painted Mask:  Pagliacci
Edris Eckhardt (American, 1905-1998)
1947.72Glazed ceramicOverall: 36.2 cm (14 1/4 in.)The George J. Huth Purchase Prize©
Fragment with falconer and attendant in animated lattice, from a robe
Iran, Kashan, Safavid period
1944.239Silk: velvet, brocaded, pile-warp substitution; gilt-metal threadOverall: 79.4 x 66.7 cm (31 1/4 x 26 1/4 in.); Mounted: 89.5 x 74.9 cm (35 1/4 x 29 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bowl with Burden-Bearing Human
Southwest, Mogollon, Mimbres, Pre-Contact Period, 11th-12th century
1930.51EarthenwareDiameter: 25.4 cm (10 in.); Overall: 10.5 x 25.5 cm (4 1/8 x 10 1/16 in.)Charles W. Harkness Endowment FundCCCC0
Malagan Memorial Festival Pole
Melanesia, New Ireland, 19th century
1971.149Painted wood, sea snail operculaOverall: 92.7 cm (36 1/2 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Thomas MunroCCCC0
Bodhisattva Guanyin
China, late Northern Qi (550-577) or early Sui dynasty
1962.162Sandstone with polychromyOverall: 138.8 x 38.2 x 27.4 cm (54 5/8 x 15 1/16 x 10 13/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Comic Mask
Greece, Greco-Roman Period, late Ptolemaic Dynasty to Roman Empire
1964.417Dark green glassDiameter: 3.6 cm (1 7/16 in.); Overall: 1.7 cm (11/16 in.)Gift of the Mundane ClubCCCC0
Mask
Italy, Roman
1929.918TerracottaOverall: 18.4 x 15.3 cm (7 1/4 x 6 in.)Charles W. Harkness Endowment FundCCCC0
Mask
Egypt, probably Greco-Roman Period
1914.712WaxOverall: 10.7 x 6.7 x 3.5 cm (4 3/16 x 2 5/8 x 1 3/8 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Mask
China, Tang dynasty
1958.426EarthenwareOverall: 17.2 x 14 cm (6 3/4 x 5 1/2 in.)Gift of Samuel EilenbergCCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: Adoration of the Magi (recto) and Text with...
France, Rouen, 16th century
2011.66Ink, tempera and liquid gold on vellumLeaf: 19.5 x 13 cm (7 11/16 x 5 1/8 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
Mask
Mexico, Guerrero, Mezcala style
1959.332StoneOverall: 10.2 x 9 x 3 cm (4 x 3 9/16 x 1 3/16 in.)Gift of William Ellery GreeneCCCC0
Mask Attachment(?)
Mexico, Olmec, 1200-300 BC
1990.221SerpentineOverall: 2.5 x 5.5 cm (1 x 2 3/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James C. GruenerCCCC0
Mask
Italy, Roman
1929.916TerracottaOverall: 12.1 x 11.5 cm (4 3/4 x 4 1/2 in.)Charles W. Harkness Endowment FundCCCC0
Mask
Greece, Sicily, Selinus, 6th Century BC
1943.451TerracottaOverall: 10.8 x 9.6 x 7 cm (4 1/4 x 3 3/4 x 2 3/4 in.)The Mary Spedding Milliken Memorial Collection, Gift of William Mathewson MillikenCCCC0
Mask
Italy, Roman
1929.917TerracottaOverall: 12.7 x 9 cm (5 x 3 9/16 in.)Charles W. Harkness Endowment FundCCCC0
Miniature Mask
Mexico, Olmec, 1200-300 BC
1949.470JadeiteOverall: 3.5 x 3 x 1.2 cm (1 3/8 x 1 3/16 x 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Noh Mask
Japan, Edo period
1955.557Carved wood, pigmentOverall: 21 x 12.7 cm (8 1/4 x 5 in.)Gift of Western Reserve AcademyCCCC0
Sharecropper
Elizabeth Catlett (American, 1915-2012)
1996.289Color linoleum cutSheet: 76.2 x 56.5 cm (30 x 22 1/4 in.)John L. Severance Fund©
Mask
Central Mexico, Teotihuacán (from Guerrero?), Classic Period
1990.228Green stoneOverall: 13.7 x 12.7 x 4 cm (5 3/8 x 5 x 1 9/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James C. GruenerCCCC0
Low Waterfall in a Wooded Landscape with a Dead Beech Tree
Jacob van Ruisdael (Dutch, 1628/29-1682)
1967.63Oil on canvasFramed: 123 x 157 x 9.5 cm (48 7/16 x 61 13/16 x 3 3/4 in.); Unframed: 99.2 x 131 cm (39 1/16 x 51 9/16 in.)Mr. and Mrs. William H. Marlatt FundCCCC0
Untitled (Masked Figure, Flowers and Candles, Mexico)
Debbie Fleming Caffery (American, 1948-)
1996.360Gelatin silver printImage: 47.6 x 48.3 cm (18 3/4 x 19 in.); Paper: 60.7 x 50.8 cm (23 7/8 x 20 in.); Matted: 81.3 x 76.2 cm (32 x 30 in.)John L. Severance Fund©
Mask
Mexico, Guerrero
1950.73JadeiteOverall: 6.8 x 5.6 cm (2 11/16 x 2 3/16 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Mask of Napoleon
C. Francesco Antommarchi (Italian, 1780-1838)
1917.370BronzeOverall: 19.5 cm (7 11/16 in.)Gift of Loïe FullerCCCC0
The Mask
Hans Sebald Beham (German, 1500-1550)
1947.479EngravingGift of Leonard C. Hanna, Jr.CCCC0
Mask
Mexico, Olmec, 1200-300 BC
1952.267JadeOverall: 3.9 x 4.7 cm (1 9/16 x 1 7/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Portrait of Machtelt Suijs
Maerten van Heemskerck (Dutch, 1498-1574)
1987.136Oil on woodFramed: 107 x 97 x 8 cm (42 1/8 x 38 3/16 x 3 1/8 in.); Unframed: 85 x 74 cm (33 7/16 x 29 1/8 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Pair of Arc-shaped Pendants with Animal Mask and Interlaced Animal Bands...
China, Warring States period (475-221 BC) to Western Han dynasty
1952.571Jade (nephrite)Overall: 12.8 cm (5 1/16 in.)Anonymous GiftCCCC0
Tripod (Ding)
China, late Shang dynasty (c.1600-c.1046 BC), Anyang phase
1962.281BronzeOverall: 24.5 x 20 cm (9 5/8 x 7 7/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Mask of Hercules
Emile Antoine Bourdelle (French, 1861-1929)
1968.339BronzeOverall: 37.2 cm (14 5/8 in.)Gift of B. Gerald CantorCCCC0
Miniature Mask
Africa, West Africa, Côte d’Ivoire, Baule-style maker
1935.305Copper alloyOverall: 7.7 x 6.1 cm (3 1/16 x 2 3/8 in.)James Albert Ford Memorial Fund©
Mask of a Woman
Victor D. Salvatore (American, 1884-1965)
1940.583BronzeOverall: 9.9 x 4.8 x 3 cm (3 7/8 x 1 7/8 x 1 3/16 in.)Bequest of James Parmelee©
Leaf from a Book of Hours: Calendar Page for May (recto) and Calendar...
France, Rouen, 16th century
2011.65Ink, tempera, and liquid gold on vellumLeaf: 18.1 x 12.9 cm (7 1/8 x 5 1/16 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
Staff Head(?)
Colombia or Panama, International style, 5th-8th Century
1944.319Cast goldOverall: 8.3 x 7.2 x 2.4 cm (3 1/4 x 2 13/16 x 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Noh Mask of Okina
Japan, Muromachi period
1977.33Polychromed wood and hempOverall: 20.4 x 16.1 cm (8 1/16 x 6 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Jug
Germany, Frechen, 17th century
1974.43Salt-glazed stoneware with applied and impressed decorationOverall: 33.2 x 28.3 cm (13 1/16 x 11 1/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Mask of a Woman
Victor D. Salvatore (American, 1884-1965)
1940.584BronzeOverall: 14 x 9.6 x 8 cm (5 1/2 x 3 3/4 x 3 1/8 in.)Bequest of James Parmelee©
Crown (adéńlá)
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá-style maker
1995.22Cloth (probably cotton and wool), glass beads, reeds, cardboard, wood, plant fiber, cotton, and quillsDiameter: 26.8 cm (10 9/16 in.); Overall: 105.9 cm (41 11/16 in.); Cone: 35.1 cm (13 13/16 in.); Fringe: 55.3 cm (21 3/4 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Masked Woman
Richard Lindner (American, 1901-1978)
1972.150ScreenprintL. E. Holden Fund©
Incense Burner
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1912), Qianlong reign
1942.620JadeOverall: 15.3 cm (6 in.)Bequest of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
The Masked Ball
Jean-Michel the Younger Moreau (French, 1741-1814)
1924.914EngravingGift of Philip HoferCCCC0
Mummy Mask of Senbi
Egypt, Meir, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, 1980-1801 BC
1914.731Cartonage, wood, limestone, obsidian, paintOverall: 30.5 x 29.2 x 27.6 cm (12 x 11 1/2 x 10 7/8 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Blue Mask
Rolf Nesch (Norwegian, 1893-1975)
1969.240Metal printMr. and Mrs. Charles G. Prasse Collection, gift in honor of the fiftieth anniversary of The Print Club of Cleveland©
A Comic Mask
Edward Gordon Craig (British, 1872-1966)
1924.334.6WoodcutGift of The Print Club of Cleveland©
Kyogen Mask: Whistler
Japan, Edo period
1975.100Wood with colorOverall: 16 x 12.7 cm (6 5/16 x 5 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
The Trinity:  Leaf from a Gradual with Initial B
circle of Perugino (Italian, c1450/55-1523)
1952.461Ink, tempera, and gold on parchmentSheet: 78.7 x 53 cm (31 x 20 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Curtain Fragment with Panthers
Egypt, Antinoë, Byzantine period, late 6th century
1980.31Dyed wool, undyed linen: slit-tapestry weaveOverall: 76.2 x 54.9 cm (30 x 21 5/8 in.); Mounted: 87.6 x 66 x 2.5 cm (34 1/2 x 26 x 1 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Leaf from a Book of Hours: Adam and Eve and the Fall of Man (Prefatory...
France, Rouen, 16th century
2001.79Ink, tempera and liquid gold on vellumEach leaf: 17.9 x 12.8 cm (7 1/16 x 5 1/16 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
Figure in a Litter
Wari (Pachacamac) style, Middle Horizon, Epoch 2
1997.1Earthenware with colored slipsOverall: 26.3 x 21.6 x 24.8 cm (10 3/8 x 8 1/2 x 9 3/4 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Whistle
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Angola, Chokwe-style maker
1915.442Probably hippopotamus ivoryOverall: 5.7 x 3.2 cm (2 1/4 x 1 1/4 in.)Educational Purchase FundCCCC0
"Women's Dance," Bauhaus Stage
Umbo (German, 1902-1980)
1990.121Gelatin silver printImage: 15.3 x 11 cm (6 x 4 5/16 in.); Matted: 30.6 x 25.4 cm (12 1/16 x 10 in.)John L. Severance Fund©
Duel after the Masked Ball (recto)
Thomas Couture (French, 1815-1879)
1983.95.aBlack chalkSheet: 34.1 x 28.6 cm (13 7/16 x 11 1/4 in.)Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial FundCCCC0
Mask of Séverine (Caroline Rémy)
Auguste Rodin (French, 1840-1917)
1960.87BronzeOverall: 15 x 12.4 x 14 cm (5 7/8 x 4 7/8 x 5 1/2 in.)Gift of Carrie Moss Halle in memory of Salmon Portland HalleCCCC0
Ogre Mask (Taotie)
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period
1952.576NephriteOverall: 2.1 x 1.4 cm (13/16 x 9/16 in.)Anonymous GiftCCCC0
Taotie (Ogre Mask)
China, Shang dynasty
1952.585MarbleOverall: 8.6 x 13.5 cm (3 3/8 x 5 5/16 in.)Anonymous GiftCCCC0
Prismatic Bead with Ogre Mask
China, Western Zhou dynasty
1966.739JadeOverall: 2 x 1.7 cm (13/16 x 11/16 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Detachable Figure (Dancer)
Jacques Lipchitz (French, born in Lithuania, 1891–1973)
1972.367Ebony and oakOverall: 98.1 cm (38 5/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. Aye Simon©
Whistle
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo or Angola, Chokwe people, late 1800s
1915.443Probably hippopotamus ivoryOverall: 7.3 x 3.2 cm (2 7/8 x 1 1/4 in.)Educational Purchase FundCCCC0
Seated Lord with Removable Headdress
Mesoamerica, Maya, probably Jaina Island, Late Classical period, 7th-9th century
2012.33Ceramic and slipOverall: 21 cm (8 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Mask of the Japanese Actress Hanako (Ohta Hisa)
Auguste Rodin (French, 1840-1917)
1960.90BronzeOverall: 17.6 x 11.8 x 9 cm (6 15/16 x 4 5/8 x 3 9/16 in.)Gift of Carrie Moss Halle in memory of Salmon Portland HalleCCCC0
Clowns
Tomio Kinoshita (Japanese, 1923-2014)
1982.359WoodcutGift of Mr. and Mrs. William E. Ward©
Cloth with Procession of Figures
Central Andes, South Coast, Nasca people, 100 BC-AD 700, Early Intermediate Period, 1-650
1940.530Cotton and pigment (field); camelid fiber (borders and fringe)Overall: 69.8 x 280.7 cm (27 1/2 x 110 1/2 in.); Mounted: 78.7 x 290.2 cm (31 x 114 1/4 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Noh Mask:  Ko-beshimi
Japan, Muromachi period
1972.70WoodOverall: 20.4 cm (8 1/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Death Mask of Cesar Vellejo
Antonio Lopez-Garcia (Spanish, 1936-)
1982.346Oil on canvasUnframed: 50.2 x 39.4 cm (19 3/4 x 15 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frank H. Porter©
The Assembly of Tejaprabha Buddha
Korea, Joseon dynasty
1998.120Hanging scroll; ink, color, and gold on silkOverall: 223 x 226.4 cm (87 13/16 x 89 1/8 in.)Gift of Mitsuru TajimaCCCC0
Whistle
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo or Angola, Chokwe people, late 19th century
1915.454WoodOverall: 8.9 x 3.8 cm (3 1/2 x 1 1/2 in.)Educational Purchase FundCCCC0
The Mask Maker
Japan, Meiji period
1984.1119IvoryOverall: 5.1 cm (2 in.)Gift of Mrs. David R. WeirCCCC0
Mende Mask
Africa, Sierra Leone
104.1971WoodPrivate Collection©
Mirror with Jade Disk Inset
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), late Warring States period (475-221 BC) - early Western Han dynasty
2002.5Bronze with nephrite and turquoiseDiameter: 15.3 cm (6 in.)Gift of various donors to the department of Chinese art (by exchange)CCCC0
Whistle
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo or Angola, Chokwe people, late 19th century
1915.444Probably hippopotamus ivoryOverall: 8.6 x 3.2 cm (3 3/8 x 1 1/4 in.)Educational Purchase FundCCCC0
Mask of Napoleon
Luigi Calamatta (Italian, 1801-1869)
1935.303EngravingGift of Katherine Parsons Lowe and Mrs. Frances Ellen Lowe Fitzsimmons, in memory of their mother, Ellen Parsons LoweCCCC0
Urn Figure
Mexico, Oaxaca, Zapotec
1990.277EarthenwareOverall: 26.1 x 16.3 x 16.3 cm (10 1/4 x 6 7/16 x 6 7/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James C. GruenerCCCC0
Miniature Mask
Africa, Guinea Coast Style Region, Liberia or Ivory Coast, Dan people, 20th century
701.1972WoodPrivate Collection©
Leaf from a Psalter and Prayerbook: Calendar Page with Labors (recto)...
Germany, Hildesheim (?), 16th century
2011.67Ink, tempera and liquid gold on vellumLeaf: 16.6 x 13.5 cm (6 9/16 x 5 5/16 in.)The Jeanne Miles Blackburn CollectionCCCC0
Mask Ornament
Mexico, Olmec, 1200-300 BC
1949.538JadeOverall: 2.4 x 2.3 cm (15/16 x 7/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Miniature Mask
Guinea Coast Style Region, Liberia or Ivory Coast, Dan people, probably 20th century
702.1972WoodPrivate Collection©
Masked Figure
Oqwa Pi (American, 1899-1971)
1937.804WatercolorPaper: 27.9 x 35.6 cm (11 x 14 in.)Gift of Amelia Elizabeth White©
Archaic Mask
Greece, Sicily, 6th Century BC
1926.550TerracottaOverall: 9.5 cm (3 3/4 in.)Charles W. Harkness Endowment FundCCCC0
Galvanoplastische Nachbildungen Mykenischer und Kretischer (Minoischer)...
29.2020Collection of Ingalls Library©
Vessel with Abstract Heads
Peru, South Coast, Nasca style
1946.279Earthenware with colored slipsOverall: 10.4 x 14 cm (4 1/8 x 5 1/2 in.)James Albert Ford Memorial FundCCCC0
Sacrificer
Bolivia, Peru or Chile, Southern Highlands, early Tiwanaku style, 400-1000
1996.293Carved boneOverall: 5.1 cm (2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Doorway (Portal)
Italy, Gubbio (?), 15th century
1916.2047Gray sandstoneOverall: 358 x 259 cm (140 15/16 x 101 15/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Red-Figure Eye Cup: Warriors (A), Musician and Youths (B)
attributed to Psiax (Greek, Attic, active c. 525-505 BC) and Group of Leipzig T 3599
1976.89CeramicDiameter of tondo: 6.4 cm (2 1/2 in.); Overall: 11.2 x 33.6 cm (4 7/16 x 13 1/4 in.); Diameter of rim: 26 cm (10 1/4 in.); Diameter of foot: 10.2 cm (4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Nō Costume (Nuihaku) with  Blossoming Trees and Flowers
Japan, Edo period
1974.36Embroidery, silk and applied gold leaf on silk groundOverall: 164 x 138 cm (64 9/16 x 54 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
First Move
Jules Olitski (American, 1922-2007)
1986.154Acrylic on canvasUnframed: 267 x 48.3 cm (105 1/8 x 19 in.)Gift of Louis D. Kacalieff, M.D.©
Camera Work: The Model and the Mask
Edward Steichen (American, 1879-1973)
1995.199.14.nPhotogravureMuseum Appropriation©
Bovine Mask with Capped Horns
China, Shang dynasty (c.1600-c.1046 BC) - Western Zhou dynasty
1952.492JadeOverall: 1.9 cm (3/4 in.)Anonymous GiftCCCC0
Male Dog
West Mexico, Colima, Comala style
1964.37Earthenware with burnished red slipOverall: 39.5 x 20.8 x 47.8 cm (15 9/16 x 8 3/16 x 18 13/16 in.)Cornelia Blakemore Warner FundCCCC0
A Shield Bearing a Mask Supported by Two Genii
Lucas van Leyden (Dutch, 1494-1533)
1925.154EngravingDudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Ornament Design with a Mask, A Couple of Tritons, and Two Children Below
Heinrich Aldegrever (German, 1502-1555/61)
1922.495EngravingGift of Leonard C. Hanna, Jr.CCCC0
Black-Figure Eye Cup: Iris and Satyrs (A, B); Gorgoneion (I)
Greek, Attic
1926.514CeramicDiameter: 21.3 cm (8 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0