Carving

About this object

History of use

Probably a contemporary carving made for sale. Distortion on right side may allude to transformation.

Cultural context

contemporary art

Physical description

Oval face with extension on right side up to knob on top right side. Grinning mouth and eye slits are carved through to back; raised section around mouth and eye. Triangular nose in low relief. Porous bone is denser and lighter on each side with darker horizontal bands through centre. Back is hollowed with a lip to outside.