Mask (1) - Wood - Toussian - Burkina Faso

Description
Mask (1) - Wood - Toussian - Burkina Faso
Mid 20th century - Excellent

Burkina Faso Toussian mask.
Bird carving with open wings and long beak, polychrome and decorated with glass beads.
Mid 20th century. In perfect condition. From a private collection. Certificate of origin and age is attached.
TOUSSIAN: Small ethnic group of Burkina Faso, with an agricultural economy. They live in large family groups, clans, with a chief. Of animist religion, they believe in the spirits of ancestors.

Lot details
Total nr of items
1
Object
Mask
Ethnic group/ culture
Toussian
Region/ country
Burkina Faso
Material
Wood
Period
Mid 20th century
Condition
Excellent
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
66×17×42 cm
Weight
2 kg
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