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A carved wooden mask with kaolin clay pigment accenting patterns on the face. Such masks were connected with the judicial Okukwe society and was primarily worn by the men. At the center of village life, the masks sanction such events as mourning important people, birth of twins, and initiation ceremonies. Galoa peoples, Gabon, Africa. The mask measures 12 x 8 inches and has some convincing wear to the interior. A display stand can be included for an additional $34.00


fair, well handled and worn, some areas or erosion.

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A Galoa Galwa African mask

Estimate $250 - $350Jul 22, 2018
1800 Revere Blvd
United States
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