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Cimier "egungung"

Nigéria, Yoruba

Provenance Taille Prix d’appel / Prix d'Estimation
Herbert Hamak, Hammelburg, Germany H: 30 cm;
B: ca. 52 cm
400 EUR
Frais supplémentaires : 27% de commission, TVA, expédition et assurance transport

wood, eight-part, nails, encrusted patina, rest.

During the "odun egungun" festival, which takes place every year or every two years in honour of the ancestors, a large number of "egungun" masks appear. They are varied in design and are always complemented by particularly lavish and elaborate cloth costumes.