Ekuk Heart mask - KWELE - Cameroon

Description
Ekuk Heart mask - KWELE - Cameroon
Late 20th century - Good condition

Perfect hand carved wooden mask of kwele tribe from Gabon.

The Kwele use several types of masks in ceremonies to promote harmonious interaction and group solidarity. Kwele masks with heart-shaped face are among the most beautiful forms of African art.

Polychrome patina with blue, brown and white kaolin.

Length 45 cm
Weight: 688 grams

Delivery without stand

Registered and insured shipping

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