War Mask - Wood - In the style of Igbo - Nigeria

Description
War Mask - Wood - In the style of Igbo - Nigeria
2nd half 20th century - Good condition, used with some signs of wear

Igbo Mask with a mix of details from Bifwebe (Luba) and Kifwebe (Songye) masks. The mask is nicely patinated in stripes. Well cut pretty protruding mouth. A beautifully striking piece with a lot of expression and a bird on top.

These masks are given supernatural powers and also used to intimidate enemies.

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Lot details
Object
War Mask
Ethnic group/ culture
In the style of Igbo
Region/ country
Nigeria
Material
Wood
Period
2nd half 20th century
Condition
Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
32×15×13 cm
Weight
445 g
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