Face mask - Metal, Wood - Bambara - Mali

Description
Face mask - Metal, Wood - Bambara - Mali
mid 20th century - Vintage - used with visible signs of wear

Wooden Face Mask - Bambara People, Mali. The headdress of this mask has various age cracks and shows some metal repairs and/or fortifications.

Dated to the middle of the 20th century
Dimensions approx. 45 x 21 x 7 cm

This item comes with a signed and stamped certificate confirming its authenticity. All our lots are appraised and checked by Jos Humblet. Mr. Humblet (°1954, Brussels) graduated in 1978 as Master of Art at St. Lukas in Brussels. From 1978 until 1993 he worked at the Royal Museum of Fine Arts in Brussels, where he specialised in formal analysis of works of art. Mr. Humblet started collecting tribal art in 1980 and became a dealer in 1995, specialising in art from Kongo, Nigeria, Cameroon and Chad.

This lot will be packed with the utmost care and shipped with DHL Express.

Lot details
Object
Face mask
Ethnic group/ culture
Bambara
Region/ country
Mali
Material
Metal, Wood
Period
Mid 20th century
Condition
Vintage - used with visible signs of wear
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
45×21×7 cm
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