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Mask (1) - Plant fibre, Shells, Wood - Helmet mask - Bamoun - Cameroun

Lot reference 28981025
Mask (1) - Plant fibre, Shells, Wood - Helmet mask - Bamoun - Cameroun

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1st half 20th century - Good condition, used with some signs of wear

Total nr of items: 1
Object: Mask (More lots)
Indigenous object name: Helmet mask
Ethnic group/ culture: Bamoun
Region/ country: Cameroun
Material: Plant fibre, Shells, Wood
Period: 1st half 20th century
Condition: Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand: No
Dimensions: 36×28×13 cm
Weight: 2 kg

Impressive, large(!), decorative original mask. Accents is white paint, nice cowry shells.
Eye lag (screw) for hanging the mask in the back. See photo, below top, in the middle.
Broken ear.

The Bamoun or Bamum people are situated in the North West of Cameroun. From the (European) middle ages until the 19th century there existed a Kingdom of Bamum. It was turned into a German colony in 1884 and after WWI changed hands and became French territory.

Provenance: collected by Dr. J. Willink, researcher, associated with the African Studies Centre in Leiden, and author of many works on Africa and African art. Dr. Willink purchased at auctions and from dealers mainly in Europe.

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    PeterVons October 17, 2019

  • Excellent service. Very fast delivery (shipped same day) and careful and safe packaging for shipment. Books encountered as described. Highly recommended seller!

    AlexArchaeo October 10, 2019

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    Ware wie beschrieben, gut verpackt.

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  • Pakket voor verzending keurig verzorgd. Product netjes ingepakt en goede kwaliteit. Zou zo weer bij deze verkoper iets kopen.

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France $27.02
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Netherlands $8.99
Spain $27.02
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United Kingdom $27.02
Rest of Europe $33.09
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