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Shoulder mask of the Bouti society - FANG - Gabon

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Shoulder mask of the Bouti society - FANG - Gabon

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Around 1935 - Good condition

A great and rare Fang shoulder mask. Fine acquired patina. Small section of op rear side has been eaten by insects.
The pictures provide a goo dimpression.
These little 'passport' masks were worn on the shoulders and originally had a beard of raffia. This is quite a large copy, as 'passport' masks go.

Height: 27 cm, including its custom made metal pedestal it is 40 cm in height.
Light wood with honey-coloured patina, white kaolin powder on the face.

Provenance: Chris Wild.
Age: 1930's

KCan be viewed or picked up, if desired, at David Norden's African Antiques Shop in Antwerp.
Sold with a written description of the tribe and with the private opinion of David Norden.

Free delivery. Sent by insured and registered mail with Track & Trace. May also be picked up at David Norden's in Antwerp, by arrangement only.

Please note: seller guarantees this product's authenticity.

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Feedback score: 98.7%
Reviews given: 79
Member since: July 1, 2014
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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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