Large female mask - Wood - Punu (ou Bapounou) - Africa - Gabon
2nd half 20th century - Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Female face, bleached with kaolin, closed eyes stretched into almond shape. Presence of the mabinda (the nine diamonds) scarified on the forehead.
Red mabinda, mouth, ears, and barrettes.
- Large female mask
- Ethnic group/ culture
- Punu (ou Bapounou)
- Region/ country
- Africa - Gabon
- 2nd half 20th century
- Good condition, used with some signs of wear
- Sold with stand
- 15×24×37 cm