Mask - Wood - fishing - Gabon

Description
Mask - Wood - fishing - Gabon
Fair

Fang mask - Ngil - Cameroon / Gabon.

These large masks were used by the now non-existent male NGIL society.
This secret society was responsible for initiation and they fought against witchcraft. The Ngil had a ritualistic ritual fire symbolised by the gorilla.

Insured worldwide postal shipping with track & trace.

Lot details
Object
Mask
Ethnic group/ culture
fishing
Region/ country
Gabon
Material
Wood
Condition
Fair
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
56×21×15 cm
Weight
900 g
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