David A. Cassera
Bird Mask (Ge Gon)
height 17 in
A wonderful example of a Dan Ge Gon Bird, this Mask portrays a dangerous immaterial forest spirit translated into the form of human face mask. Worn by a male performer who experiences a dream sent by the mask spirit that allows him to dance it.
From a private Washington DC collection, Ex Arte Prmitivo NY, Ex Sothebys Parke-Bernet Gallery, NY.
Private Washington DC Collection