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A very interesting older carved wooden mask from the Bamana peoples of Mali, West Africa. Such masks were worn by members of the "N'tomo". Ntomo is one of many associations historically found in communities within the Bamana region and its membership has usually consisted of young boys in the process of learning adult responsibilities. The mask measures 17 x 9 inches ( 24 inches tall on professional custom display stand which is included.)Ex private Philadelphia collection.

Condition

Overall well weathered and worn, Good condition.

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A Vintage Bamana N'tomo African mask

Estimate $300 - $600Nov 18, 2017