Date: 1st half of the 20th CenturyOrigin/Tribe: Fang. Gabon.Material: Wood, Kaolin, fabic, iron.Dimensions: Height 39 cm. , Width 24 cm. Weight 1,5 Kg.
Additional Information: Such a mask mask comes from the Fang. It is called Ngontang (or Ngontanga). The original Ngontang mask appeared among the Fang people of Southern Cameroon and Gabon shortly before 1920. It represents a spirit of the dead. visiting as a young white woman from the world beyond. The mask was used to locate sorcerersâ€“those who misuse spiritual powersâ€“but also danced at feasts, funerals, celebrations of birth, and on the occasion of an important communal decision. (Text from africadirect ).
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