Demon mask (1) - Wood - Savi - Tambanum - Sepik (central), Papua New Guinea

Description
Demon mask (1) - Wood - Savi - Tambanum - Sepik (central), Papua New Guinea
2nd half 20th century - Good

Demon mask (SAVI).
From (central) Sepik, Papua New Guinea.
Made of Wood.
Savi masks are famous for their tongues. The tongue protruding from the mouth is a sign of aggression against the clan enemies and a form of protection against black magic. In this case, the tongue is shaped like a crocodile and represents an ancestor or clan spirit.
In good condition, used, with some signs of wear.
Dimensions: 85 x 25 x 8 cm
Weight: 2.1 kg
The shipping cost includes packaging, insurance and tracking number. At this time the lots are sent well protected, handled with gloves and previously disinfected with hydro-alcoholic solution.

Lot details
Total nr of items
1
Object
Demon mask
Indigenous object name
Savi
Ethnic group/ culture
Tambanum
Region/ country
Sepik (central), Papua New Guinea
Material
Wood
Period
2nd half 20th century
Condition
Good
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
85×25×8 cm
Weight
2.1 kg
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