Early 20th century - Reasonable Condition. Provenance French Collection.
This is a genuine and seldom small Ekuk bush spirit mask from the Kwele peoples of Gabon. Most Gabon masks on the market are made for decoration, it is quite rare to find a genuine one.
Size: 24 cm
Layered patina, white kaolin, a little fiber in a hole on the side, one lower part of the mask is missing on the back.
Provenance: a private Belgian collector, bought it at a small auction house, it was coming from a French Collection.
The stylized oval mask with traditional heart shaped face and remains of offerings. Note the quality of the nose finely carved !
Can be viewed or picked up, if desired, at David Norden's African Antiques Shop in Antwerp.
The Kwele occupy a great forest region on the borders of Gabon, Cameroon
Read more about the Kwele Tribe : https://buyafricanantiques.com/african-tribes/kwele-tribe/
Free delivery. Sent by insured and registered mail with Track & Trace. May also be picked up at David Norden's in Antwerp, by arrangement only.
Please note: Sold with written description of the tribe, no stand, and private review by …
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Excellent seller, transaction went perfect as always. Highly recommended!
Excellent seller as always. Highly recommended.
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You can pick up this lot from the seller: Antwerpen (Vlaanderen), Belgium.
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