Animal mask - Wood - Mossi - Burkina Faso

Description
Animal mask - Wood - Mossi - Burkina Faso
2nd half 20th century - Good condition, used with some signs of wear

Charming mask from the MOSSI people of Burkina Faso. This wooden mask symbolize an antelope and is worn during ceremonies associated with new crops, initiations and funerals. The masks contains slight traces of wear and tear due to ethnographic usage.

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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Lot details
Object
Animal mask
Ethnic group/ culture
Mossi
Region/ country
Burkina Faso
Material
Wood
Period
2nd half 20th century
Condition
Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
33×16×13 cm
Weight
300 g
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