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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|United States||$ 38.90|
|United Kingdom||$ 19.45|
|Rest of Europe||$ 38.90|
|Anywhere else||$ 77.80|
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You can pick up this lot from the seller: Ghlin (Galerie www.art-tribal-africain.com), Belgium.
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