NGIL Gorilla masker - Hout - Fang stam - Gabon

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NGIL Gorilla masker - Hout - Fang stam - Gabon
2e helft 20e eeuw - Goed

Beautiful stylized NGIL mask of the FANG tribe from Gabon.

The ngil (gorilla) masks were worn by members of a male society of the same name during the initiation of new members and the persecution of wrong-doers.

A mask with a very nice white and brown patina. The heart shape in the face, the prominent nose, the high forehead and the puckered mouth are typical features of these masks.

Dimensions:
Height: 44 cm
Width: 21 cm
Depth: 13 cm

Stand not included

Secured and signed shipping with track and trace.

Kavelgegevens
Object
NGIL Gorilla masker
Etnische groep / cultuur
Fang stam
Regio / land
Gabon
Materiaal
Hout
Periode
2e helft 20e eeuw
Staat
Goed
Verkocht met standaard
Nee
Afmetingen
44×21×13 cm
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