Early 20th century - In good condition
The mask is made of braided natural fibers. The wickerwork is covered with a patina of a crust of smoke.
It has a long nose, big oval eyes, small mouth and a kind of a hat.
The right ear has a small damage. It is in a good condition.
Masks are used to cover long yams in a ceremony showing the men's gardening prowess. It is very important in the culture. The Abelam believe only men can grow long yams.
Height: :22 cm
Width: 17 cm
Depth: 22 cm
Secured shipment with track and trace. Inclusive stand.
|Member since:||July 29, 2016|
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.Livraison OK, mais il est regrettable que l'état de l'objet n'ait pas été mieux précisé concernant plusieurs recollages: chapiteau / sculpture centrale (d'ailleurs reçue coupée en 2 parties)Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.We are sorry we did not mention that the central part was restored. Usually we make a description of the damage and restorations. We have forgotten to do it for this piece. That is our mistake. Thank you for your comment.
The piece was as described and the shipping/packing was perfect. Thank you.
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|United States||$ 31.18|
|United Kingdom||$ 17.61|
|Rest of Europe||$ 25.18|
|Anywhere else||$ 31.18|
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