Mask - Raphia, Wood - Ekuk - Kwele - Gabon

Description
Mask - Raphia, Wood - Ekuk - Kwele - Gabon
2nd half 20th century - Good

Spectacular Ekuk mask of the Kwuele ethnic group in polychrome carved wood.

This piece keeps the raffia necklace that concealed the dancer in the agrarian ceremonies
where danced with this mask.

The approximate dimensions with raffia are: 42 x 32 cm

Lot details
Object
Mask
Indigenous object name
Ekuk
Ethnic group/ culture
Kwele
Region/ country
Gabon
Material
Raphia, Wood
Period
2nd half 20th century
Condition
Good
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
30×13×8 cm
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