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Beautiful mask NGIL - FANG - Gabon

Lot reference 18636601

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Current bid $1,923
Next minimum bid $2,040
Location: Belgium
Auction fee: 9% of the winning bid
Shipping to United States: $75.78
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$1,923 Bidder 9165
19-07-2018 09:01:16
$582 Bidder 6872
14-07-2018 20:46:16

Early 20th century - in good condition with eroded patina - without stand

Beautiful mask NGIL - FANG - Gabon

Early 20th century - in good condition with eroded patina - without stand

Fang's works always possess a great power of attraction, as much by the mysteries of their rituals as by their timeless beauty.

The practice of Ngil was banned by the French authorities around 1910 and officially abandoned since. But it is established that in some remote villages, the Ngil has remained secretly to this day.

Very fearful, the Ngil ensured multiple functions in the village life.
Very nice example of these iconic masks, dating from the early 20th century.
Its style is original, very expressive and with an astonishing patina of seniority.

Provenancebelgian private collection hdb

Height : 50 cm

Certification and details about collection on request


Shipping : Insured, tracked and traced
Pick up possible at our gallery in Brussels (Sablon)

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Feedback score: 100%
Reviews given: 41
Member since: June 27, 2017
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    Masamba1957 July 9, 2018

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    Schantle June 26, 2018

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    Masamba1957 May 19, 2018

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    Meiner Meinung nach zu teuer. Riecht streng und ist jünger als angegeben oder unlängst überarbeitet. Aber ein Foto macht oft mehr her!
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    Katzinchen May 9, 2018

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