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Bobo Nwenka African Plank Mask

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Tall Bobo Nwenka African Plank Mask. Carved wooden mask with tall superstructure of wings, surmounted by an avian head. Known as Nwenka by the Blacksmiths cult, such masks are worn by men at Burial and funeral rites, as well as harvest ceremonies. Bobo peoples, Burkina Faso, West Africa. Size: 48'' x 8'' (122 x 20 cm).

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Bobo Nwenka African Plank Mask

Estimate $400 - $600Dec 19, 2016
Philadelphia, PA, USA