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This is a very fine old Lega maskette worn by members of the Bwami secret society. carved wood with a kaolin clay painted face and several drilled holes, some for attachment, others for decorative purpose. Obvious age and handling, and the mask was professionally mounted to a custom display stand.Such masks were worn on the arm as a clan symbol or hung on posts designating ritual or sacred areas.The mask itself measures 6 x 3.75 inches ( 9 inches when mounted) and will also include a professional custom metal display stand. Shipping weight 3 lbs


Overall well handled and worn

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Lega Bwami society African mask

Estimate $200 - $400May 12, 2018
1800 Revere Blvd
United States
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