2nd half 20th century - Good condition, used with some signs of wear
|Total nr of items:||1|
|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:||No|
Mask of the Bwa people in polychrome carved hardwood.
Polychrome in black and white and deep red, forming triangles and other geometric patterns.
It represents a chameleon; one of the primordial animals of most peoples in West Africa.
It is a symbol of wisdom and prudence.
These masks are used in agricultural rites.
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.
The seller will ship the item(s) within 3 working days after receiving confirmation of payment.
Shipping costs are for mainland destinations only.
Any other costs or charges such as customs or import duties, customs clearance and handling may also apply during the shipment of your lot and will be charged to you by the involved party at a later stage if applicable.
|Rest of Europe||$38.49|
Save shipping costs
You can pick up this lot from the seller: Pinto (madrid), Spain.
If you win more than one lot sold by the same seller in the same auction, your shipment will be combined. In this case, only the shipping costs of whichever lot has the highest shipping costs will be applied.