Beautiful stylized NGIL mask of the FANG tribe from Gabon.
The ngil (gorilla) masks were worn by members of a male society of the same name during the initiation of new members and the persecution of wrong-doers.
A mask with a very nice white patina. With traces of blue. The heart shape in the face, the prominent nose, the high forehead and the puckered mouth are typical features of these masks.
Height: 48 cm
Width: 16 cm
Depth: 17 cm
Stand not included
Secured and signed shipping with track and trace.
- Groot NGIL Gorilla masker 48 cm
- Etnische groep / cultuur
- Fang stam
- Regio / land
- 2e helft 20e eeuw
- Verkocht met standaard
- 48×16×17 cm