Early 20th centurry- good condition
An interesting expressive mask from the Ibibio Ekpo masquerades, with two little face masks on the side and another in the middle ( see pictures)
Ibibio mask "idiok ekpo" are depicting reincarnated ancestors with "bad morals", or ADHD symptoms, the moral ugliness is represented by the use of dark surfaces shiny and often strange disfigurations .
Height: 30 cm; Length: 18 cm. Sold with custom made stand.
Provenance: Scholar, name will be given to the buyer, Belgium
B/w Photo: G.I. Jones archives 1930's ( c) Cambridge University.
Color photo: Ekpo mask, Atani, Arochukwu, December 2015
Our exclusive Art may be viewed or picked up in David Norden's Shop in Antwerp.
Please note: Sold with written description of the tribe and private review by David Norden who guarantees this product's authenticity.
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