Hand carved wooden mask of the Kwele tribe living in Gabon.
The Kwele use several types of masks in ceremonies to promote harmonious interaction and group solidarity. Kwele masks, many with heart-shaped face, are among the most beautiful forms of African art.
Polychrome patina with white kaolin. Fine face expression, in good condition.
Provenance: former private collection from Belgium.
Shipping within 24 hours after the payment is received. Tracking number will be provided. Signature upon delivery. Fully insured.
May as well be viewed and picked up at the Asian African Art Gallery in Vessem (NL).
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- Mid 20th century
- Good condition, used with some signs of wear
- Sold with stand
- 23×14×6 cm
- 150 g