Makonde Mapiko Lipiko mask (Mozambique or Tanzania).
In light, patinated wood.
The interior presents a wonderful patina of wear due to the use.
Makonde masks are danced for many events of social life, and especially for the initiation of young boys.
The realism of the sculpture’s craftsmanship refers to portraits.
- Mapiko mask
- Ethnic group/ culture
- Region/ country
- 1st half 20th century
- Sold with stand
- 27×16×18 cm