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Okak society Shoulder mask- FANG - Equatorial Guinea - border Gabon

Lot reference 11485905
Okak society Shoulder mask- FANG - Equatorial Guinea - border Gabon

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End XIXth-Early XXth - Good condition. Provenance: Collection of Maria Wyss. Basel, Switzerland.

Protective Fang peoples Okak group mask. XIXth century Equatorial Guinea (at the border with Gabon), Africa.
Height =23 cm.
This figure is sold with a custom made metal stand H=32 cm

Fine patina with clear signs of use, and with remains of a magical charge around the neck.
This is a protective mask that was used during the hunting season. There are similar objects in e.g. the National Museum of Anthropology, Madrid.

PROVENANCE: Collection of Maria Wyss. Basel, Switzerland. She was active in the 1960/1970 in Basel, Switzerland and well known in the world of collectors and museums for her good taste and knowledge and helped to the awareness of objects of great beauty and harmony.

Can be viewed or picked up, if desired, at David Norden's African Antiques Shop in Antwerp.
Sold with a written description of the tribe and with the private opinion of David Norden.

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: seller guarantees this product's authenticity.

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Member since: July 1, 2014
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    Very interesting item. Very good quality
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    renatowiki February 18, 2018

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    Eccellente!
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    marparo February 14, 2018

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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.

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    Très beau et ancien masque Lapukpuk
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    lovviere January 5, 2018

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