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A Passport bushcow mask; Bwa-Bobo people, Upper Volta/Burkina Faso.

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A Passport bushcow mask; Bwa-Bobo people, Upper Volta/Burkina Faso.

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Early to Mid 20th century - Good condition-with custom made stand.

size: 24cm X17cm 34 cm on it's custom made stand.
Wood, remains of black, white and red pigments; well-balanced composition.
Signs of age. 1st half of the 20th century
Those Buffalo or bushcow masks from the Bwa people of Burkina Faso are quite strong with their geometrical patterns and target-like concentric circle eyes. .
The knowledge of the masks that is used during the 2 weeks secret initiations and is restricted to the male population.
This Bwa mask also serves for mediation of social and moral values.
A Passport bushcow mask; Bwa-Bobo people, Upper Volta/Burkina Faso.
size: 24cm X17cm 34 cm on it's custom made stand.

Wood, remains of black, white and red pigments; well-balanced composition.
Signs of age. 1st half of the 20th century

Those Buffalo or bushcow masks from the Bwa people of Burkina Faso are quite strong with their geometrical patterns and target-like concentric circle eyes. .
The knowledge of the masks that is used during the 2 weeks secret initiations and is restricted to the male population.
This Bwa mask also serves for mediation of social and moral values.

Please note: Sold with written description of the tribe and private review by David Norden who guarantees this product's authenticity.
Sent by registered and insured mail, or pick it up in Antwerp an see the rest of my collection.

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    KaptanKrunch November 12, 2017

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    Toujours du Grand D.Norden = Très beau masque Goli avec belle patine d'utilisation- pigments rouges intenses-FANTASTIQUE
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    lovviere October 18, 2017

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    Alles perfect in orde. Zeer goede aankoop.
    Nogmaals dank. Jos belde
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    Josbelde October 9, 2017

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    Allways perfect transactions, excellent seller.
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    fernando4878 August 31, 2017

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    Ce masque Guere/Wobe dégage à la fois force et sérénité. De plus le masque a été livré en 24h chrono!!! Du jamais vu......
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    lovviere August 24, 2017

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