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Dance crest mask - Wood, leather / Antilophenhaut, color pigments, Bast / Raphia - Ekpe - Ekoi - Ejagham - Cross River area, Nigeria / Cameroon

Lot reference 30759169

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Location: Germany
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2nd half 20th century - Fair condition, used with visible signs of wear

Object: Dance crest mask
Indigenous object name: Ekpe
Ethnic group/ culture: Ekoi - Ejagham
Region/ country: Cross River area, Nigeria / Cameroon
Material: Wood, leather / Antilophenhaut, color pigments, Bast / Raphia
Period: 2nd half 20th century
Condition: Fair condition, used with visible signs of wear
Sold with stand: No
Dimensions: 60×50×50 cm

Large helmet mask (crest mask), covered with antelope skin, with a punchy designed head. The teeth are made of wood and stained.
Variations of this extraordinary type of mask is also found in other tribes on the Cross River estuary.
Sections of the horn-like, stylised female hairstyle are individually carved and inserted into the mask. The mask was attached to the basket-weave cap worn on the head; it was worn during the initiation ceremony.
Private collection of Haller (Germany).

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    action777 January 29, 2020

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  • Everything was fine with the order, as expected.

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    user-895c621 November 20, 2019

  • Super fast delivery in perfect condition.
    Product conform to description

    poutsy November 20, 2019

  • The mask is fabulous.

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    user-398f228 October 25, 2019

  • everything was perfect, thanks for purchase!

    stefan365 October 24, 2019

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    De acordo com a descrição e fotografias. Transporte lento mas chegou bem. Obrigado. According to the description and photos, slow shipping but arrived well. Thanks.
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    Heel erg blij met de snelheid waarmee dit leuke masker is opgestuurd.
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    Sehr gut verpackt. Alles ok
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    Achat satisfaisant dans l'ensemble vis du rapport qualité prix. Maius il manque crucialement l'origine ethnique de cette poulie dénommée par le vendeur "pêche - Gabon" !?
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  • Super nette Kontakt, alles super

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