Mask - Wood - Fon - Benin

Description
Mask - Wood - Fon - Benin
Mid 20th century - Good

Mask, Fon culture, Benin. Height: 30 cm.

Fon dance mask from Benin. The facial expression is strong, close to grotesque. This is the purpose of this mask. Beautiful quality of sculpture. The mask is painted in the Voodoo colours, that is, red, white and black. It is covered with several layers of paint. Ancient and authentic mask with character. Around 1950.

Lot details
Object
Mask
Ethnic group/ culture
Fon
Region/ country
Benin
Material
Wood
Period
Mid 20th century
Condition
Good
Sold with stand
Yes
Dimensions
30×0×0 cm
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