This EKUK mask is heart-shaped with a serene white face
Ekuk means both “protective forest spirit” and “children of beete.”
It displays a flat surface and often has a whitened heart-shaped face, a triangular nose, coffee-bean eyes and small or non-existent mouth.
The KWELE tribe is also called BAKWELE, BEKWIL, EBAA, KOUELE
Origin: The Kwele occupy a great region on the borders of Gabon, Cameroon and DR Congo.
It is in good condition but has some aging wear.
Heigth 36.5 cm
Width 23.5 cm
Depth 7 cm
Weight almost 700 Grams
- Indigenous object name
- Ethnic group/ culture
- Region/ country
- 2nd half 20th century
- Sold with stand
- 36.5×23.5×7 cm