Marka-mask (1) - Acaciawood - Marka/bambara - Mali

Description
Marka-mask (1) - Acaciawood - Marka/bambara - Mali
Late 20th century - Good

Well-carved and decorated wooden Marka-mask. Used in ceremonial dances. Decorations on the face symbolise the scarifications on a real face.

Lot details
Total nr of items
1
Object
Marka-mask
Ethnic group/ culture
Marka/bambara
Region/ country
Mali
Material
Acaciawood
Period
Late 20th century
Condition
Good
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
35×13×10 cm
Not registered yet?
By creating your free Catawiki account, you’ll be able to bid on any of our 50,000 special objects up for auction every week.
or Sign in