Lot: 242

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Masque facial "okuyi" ou "mukudji"

Gabon, Punu

Provenance Taille Prix d’appel / Prix d'Estimation
H: 28,5 cm 2500 EUR
Frais supplémentaires : 27% de commission, TVA, expédition et assurance transport

wood, base

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.