2nd half 20th century - Good condition, used with some signs of wear
|Total nr of items:||1|
|Object:||Elephant Passport Mask|
|Ethnic group/ culture:||Bobo|
|Region/ country:||Burkina Faso|
|Period:||2nd half 20th century|
|Condition:||Good condition, used with some signs of wear|
|Sold with stand:||Yes|
Passport mask of the Bobo ethnic group in polychrome carved wood.
Polychromy on white, black and red, forming geometric drawings, showing a beautiful patina of use.
It represents an elephant; one of the primordial animals for most peoples of West Africa. It is a symbol of wisdom.
Passport masks were used as elements of representation and belonging in the tribe, reproducing the larger models, used in agricultural rites.
It is shipped with a wooden base.
Catawiki member since May 24, 2016, received 26 reviews in total (23 in last 12 months)
|Feedback score:||100% (23 reviews)|
|(last 12 months)|
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.I am delighted with the result: the object I bought is wonderful! Thanks a lot. And the exchange with the seller/sendor was great. He was very helpful throughout the delivery process! Best Regards.
very nice mask
Everything was excellent.
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|Rest of Europe||$38.49|
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