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Facial mask - MARKA - Mali

Lot reference 12965805
Facial mask - MARKA - Mali

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2nd half of the 20th century - Good condition

The MARKA are an ethnic group very close to the BAMBARA, whose art is also characterised by masks covered with brass sheets, just like this one.
For the MARKA, Do is the spirit to which the mask gives shape and constitutes its expression.
Do comes from the Savannah, through the mask with leaves, and in certain mythical cases, through head masks carved in wood and provided with fibres.
Within the religious system of the MARKA society, Do is the most invoked spirit and his cult is the most elaborate one.
The MARKA are organised in structured and hierarchical societies of masks.
There is an initiatory language, a means of communication spoken by the initiates.

Dimensions: 62 x 38 cm.

Weight: 2,15 kilograms.
Registered shipment.
Sold without stand.

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Feedback score: 98.6%
Reviews given: 302
Member since: May 29, 2015
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    Product conform omschrijving en foto’s. Zeer goed verpakt en snel verzonden!

    superbeem October 14, 2017

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    Very satisfied, thank you!

    Ringwald October 13, 2017

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    bien reçu merci

    KERVOANNOU October 9, 2017

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    La caja estaba totalmente rota;menos mal q le puso mucho papel de burbuja.
    Algun daño en una de las maderas q debere corregir.
    Por lo demas dentro de lo razonable

    MAJORERO1970 September 21, 2017

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    Encore plus intéressant et beau que sur la photo!
    Emballage impeccable, un rouleau entier de papier bulle !!
    Délais : 3 jours, comme annoncé!
    Merci "Chez Samba"!!
    Merci Catawiki!

    FabianLeBouleng September 21, 2017

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Belgium $ 29.33
Canada $ 82.12
Switzerland $ 29.33
Germany $ 29.33
Denmark $ 29.33
Spain $ 29.33
France $ 21.12
United Kingdom $ 29.33
Ireland $ 29.33
Italy $ 29.33
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