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

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

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25-09-2016 19:26:00
$ 309 Bidder 0801
24-09-2016 17:30:10
$ 225 Bidder 0252
20-09-2016 22:01:27
$ 213 Bidder 1641
20-09-2016 19:20:35
$ 163 Bidder 1641
20-09-2016 19:20:00
$ 95 Bidder 1682
19-09-2016 22:53:04
$ 56 Bidder 0252
17-09-2016 09:11:17

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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Feedback score: 98.5%
Reviews given: 66
Member since: July 1, 2014
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    great headrest, very quick shipping, always again thanks !!!

    Wodimi March 14, 2017

  • Fantastic pieces, great communication and fast delivery. Great guy, Thank you

    ExquisiteAfricanArt March 6, 2017

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    L'achat n'a pu être finalisé mais le vendeur m'a appelé et j'ai accepté ses explications franches et le remboursement.

    pierreguerin2 February 19, 2017

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    Transaction parfaite

    PRIMDAN February 10, 2017

  • Reclamar a Catawiki a la menor incidencia. La figura llegó mal embalada y rota!. He tenido que devolverla al vendedor y este "señor" no ha querido reembolsarme los gastos. Mal profesional.

    kiti14 January 30, 2017

    Response by seller
    Accidents can happen during transport. the feets of a terracota figure broke during transport.Client has been paid back.

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Canada $ 22.51
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Germany $ 11.25
Denmark $ 11.25
Spain $ 11.25
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Italy $ 11.25
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