Mask - Wood - BWA - Burkina Faso

Description
Mask - Wood - BWA - Burkina Faso
Late 20th century - Excellent

The Bwa are renowned for their sun masks which have a symbolic with many levels of reading, depending on the rank of each initiate of their secret society.
This is a magnificent polychrome mask, quite uncommon.
Hardwood, colour pigments, very lovely piece.
Height: 65 cm.
Width: 60 cm.
Weight: 3 kilograms.

Lot details
Object
Mask
Ethnic group/ culture
BWA
Region/ country
Burkina Faso
Material
Wood
Period
Late 20th century
Condition
Excellent
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
65×60×1 cm
Weight
3 kg
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