Dance crest mask - Wood - Ekpe - Ekoi - Ejagham - Cross River area, Nigeria / Cameroon

Description
Dance crest mask - Wood - Ekpe - Ekoi - Ejagham - Cross River area, Nigeria / Cameroon
2nd half 20th century - Fair condition, used with visible signs of wear

Mask with 2 heads, covered with antelope skin, teeth made of wood and dyed. Handle (?) covered with textile.
Acquired in 1996 in Cameroon (Foumban)

Lot details
Object
Dance crest mask
Indigenous object name
Ekpe
Ethnic group/ culture
Ekoi - Ejagham
Region/ country
Cross River area, Nigeria / Cameroon
Material
Wood
Period
2nd half 20th century
Condition
Fair condition, used with visible signs of wear
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
15×20×34 cm
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