Lot: 24298th Auction
Female face mask "okuyi" or "mukudji"
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|H: 11.2 inch||
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This mask belongs to the so-called "White Masks of Ogooué", even though the kaolin layer that typically covers the face has been lost.
These masks represent female entities from the spirit world and were especially performed during mourning rites.