2nd half 20th Century - good condition
Beautiful Black Tikar Mask - Cameroon
Height - 28 cm
Width - 18 cm
Hand carved African Tikar mask authentically sourced from Cameroon. Features are finely detailed with brass embellishment on the eyes, lips and forehead. Ritual scarification's and formalized hair styles.
Mask's of this type are used during agricultural festivities, such as during harvest ceremonies. The basis of these rituals was that the belief that the soil is sacred, because it belonged to the ancestors. Therefore, once the harvest is good, there is a great reason to celebrate and be grateful to them.
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Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.Preso 4 lotti. Due mai arrivati fermi in Olanda in un deposito. Già pagato tutto. Provato a contattare più volte il servizio clienti ma continuano a dire solo che la merce è stata spedita.
Oggetto di ottima fattura, consegna un po'......comoda.
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You can pick up this lot from the seller: Ovington (county durham), United Kingdom.