Okuyi masker 28 cm - Hout - Punu - Gabon

Omschrijving
Okuyi masker 28 cm - Hout - Punu - Gabon
2e helft 20e eeuw - Goed

Beautiful stylized Okuyi mask of the PUNU tribe from Gabon.

A PUNU mask embodies the close connection between the world of the living and the dead in African beliefs. They are mostly feminine in nature.

The number and position of the scarifications varies per style or ethnic group. These distinctive signs, called mabinda, were made in children around the age of ten to fourteen.

A mask with a typical finely worked hairdress and a very nice white and brown patina.

Dimensions:
Height: 28 cm
Width: 18 cm
Depth: 14 cm

Good condition, with some possible wear and tear.

Stand not included

Secured and signed shipping with track and trace.

Kavelgegevens
Object
Okuyi masker 28 cm
Etnische groep / cultuur
Punu
Regio / land
Gabon
Materiaal
Hout
Periode
2e helft 20e eeuw
Staat
Goed
Verkocht met standaard
Nee
Afmetingen
28×18×14 cm
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