Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

boar mask
  • Ida Bagus Anom
    born 1952
    born: Mas, Bali, Indonesia ; active: Indonesia
  • boar mask, late 1900s
  • Where object was made: Bali, Indonesia
  • wood, paint, boar hair?, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 24 x 31.5 x 26 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 9 7/16 x 12 3/8 x 10 1/4 in
  • Gift of William A. Scott
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2894
Multimedia
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

The stylized boar's head mask has an articulated jaw. The head is black with tufts of boar's hair on the top. It has black ears with white, red and gold details. It has gold eyebrows over white eyes with large black pupils and red, orange and gold details. There are lines of red, white and gold over the snout, cheeks and jaw. The flat end of the nose is orange with gold and black detail. There are prominent white lower canines with silver and gold detail and smaller upper canines with the same detail.