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Very old Koré monkey mask, Sula - BAMANA - Mali

Lot reference 17911939
Very old Koré monkey mask, Sula - BAMANA - Mali

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First half of the 20th century - Reasonable condition

This rare wooden face mask of the Bamana (Bambara) people has a beautiful old and crusted patina and was used within the society for initiation of boys.
Koré initiation, a rite of passage, insures the development of male indentity.
It has blind eyes. The wearer looks through 5 holes under the carved eyes.
It has big ears, a long fat nose and the mouth is very protruding.
See the pictures for a good impression of the condition.
Height ca 32 cm. Weight 729 grams.
Provenance; a private French collection. There is a collection number marked inside in white ink.
Shipping as Collissimo with T&T number.

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    Alles is correct verlopen , goed verpakt , tijdig aangekomen.

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