ANTIQUE 19c AFRICAN TRIBAL ART CARVED WOOD FANG MASK(GABON, CAMEROON, EQUAGUINEA)
ANTIQUE TRIBAL ART CARVED NGIL WOOD FANG MASK(GABON, CAMEROON, EQUATORIAL GUINEA)APPLIED WHITE CLAY SUGGESTS THIS LARGE MASK WAS LINKED WITH THE DEADAND ANCESTOR WORSHIP. STRIKING ELONGATED FORM, FACIAL SCARIFICATION , BULBOUS FOREHEAD AND LONG VERTICAL NOSE, SUGGESTS THIS MASK WAS INTENDED FOR USE BY SECRET SOCIETY MEMBERS WHEN HUNTING AND PUNISHING SORCERERS. RUFFIA CORD SMALL HOLES EITHER SIDE. 27"H X 9"W X 7DEEP. The item "ANTIQUE 19c AFRICAN TRIBAL ART CARVED WOOD FANG MASK(GABON, CAMEROON, EQUAGUINEA)" is in sale since Tuesday, September 2, 2014. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\African\1600-1900". The seller is "silkboxing" and is located in Renton, Washington. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Handmade: Yes
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Cameroon
- Culture: African
- Provenance: ESTATE COLLECTION