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Mask - BINI - Nigeria

Lot reference 12903705
Mask - BINI - Nigeria

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$ 59 Bidder 0524
16-08-2017 17:39:03
$ 29 Bidder 4124
07-08-2017 09:55:52
$ 11 Bidder 4124
07-08-2017 09:55:46

Circa 1950 - Very good condition.

Ethnic group: Bini.
Country of origin: Nigeria.
Estimated age: circa 1950.
Origin: Second hand store (private Belgian collection), all details will be transmitted to the buyer.
Main material: wood.
Surface aspect: used.
Apparent condition: very good condition.
State of preservation: in its original condition.
Height: 28 x 17 cm.
Weight: 258 g.

Old mask, genuine, patina of a very good quality.
This mask is particularly rare in this ethnic group.
There is a very little chance of finding a similar mask.

Facial mask of the ekpo society.
This male fraternity was also working as an intermediary between the central power of the Royal Court and the people.
It was responsible for the good of the village and had a buffer effect in case of problems.

Integrated into a larger whole, this type of mask came into play for politics, legal issues as well as religious ceremonies.

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Feedback score: 99.1%
Reviews given: 118
Member since: August 6, 2016
  • Figuras exquisitas. Trato profesional y muy amable. Envío rápido y buen embalaje. Good seller!.

    kiti14 October 18, 2017

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    Very satisfeid with the figures - thank you!

    Ringwald October 13, 2017

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    Un masque d'une grande beauté à un prix raisonnable envoyé rapidement et emballé avec soin. Tout baigne!!!

    Dankaertseeke October 11, 2017

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    Good object - but the stand offered as included was not sent. Seller promised compensation for missing stand, but didn't pay the compensation and didn't react to reminder. Finally money received.

    KlausPaul October 11, 2017

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    Very well packed.

    pippocane September 29, 2017

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Austria $ 38.90
Belgium $ 14.83
Canada $ 77.80
Switzerland $ 38.90
Germany $ 19.45
Denmark $ 38.90
Spain $ 38.90
France $ 16.60
United Kingdom $ 19.45
Ireland $ 38.90
Italy $ 38.90
Luxembourg $ 19.45
Netherlands $ 19.45
Norway $ 38.90
Poland $ 38.90
Portugal $ 38.90
Sweden $ 38.90
United States $ 38.90
Rest of Europe $ 38.90
Rest of the World $ 77.80


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