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Seldom Ekuk bush spirit mask- Kwele people - GABON

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Seldom Ekuk bush spirit mask- Kwele people - GABON

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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 :

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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Feedback score: 98.8%
Reviews given: 83
Member since: July 1, 2014
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    Sogar schöner als auf den Fotos und hervorragend verpackt.
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    andreasrit January 18, 2018

  • Excellent seller as always. Highly recommended.

    alexander2404 January 7, 2018

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    Très beau et ancien masque Lapukpuk
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    lovviere January 5, 2018

  • thanks

    KaptanKrunch November 12, 2017

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    Toujours du Grand D.Norden = Très beau masque Goli avec belle patine d'utilisation- pigments rouges intenses-FANTASTIQUE
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    lovviere October 18, 2017

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