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  4. Seldom Ekuk bush spirit mask- Kwele people - GABON

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 : 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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Feedback score: 98.6%
Reviews given: 74
Member since: July 1, 2014
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    Allways perfect transactions, excellent seller.

    fernando4878 August 31, 2017

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    Ce masque Guere/Wobe dégage à la fois force et sérénité. De plus le masque a été livré en 24h chrono!!! Du jamais vu......

    lovviere August 24, 2017

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    Cette statuette de notableKuba est une belle pièce, incontestable, mais rien ne justifie un tel prix.

    lovviere August 9, 2017

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    D.Norden est un excellent vendeur.LA qualité est là/ Le couple Dogon est d'une élégance simple/Le Songye et les3 Teke Mbuti rivalisent par leur authenticité

    lovviere July 22, 2017

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    Perfecte service en documentatie.

    urolmaas July 19, 2017

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