Kwele Mask - Gabon flag

Kwele Mask - Gabon
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Object description :

"Kwele Mask - Gabon"
Oval mask separated in two by a nose forming a central ridge.
On either side of this axis there are three pairs of eyes in the shape of a fine and enhanced with kaolin.
This type of mask was used during initiations.
Slight lacks due to wear, traces of xylophagous light slot above. Wood enhanced with black and white pigments.
Patina of use.
Circa 1950
Price : 800 €
Period:20th Century
Style:Tribal Art
Condition : Etat d'usage

Material : Bois peint
Width : 25.50 cm
Height : 39.50 cn
Depth : 8 cm

Reference : 574596
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