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African Ngil Society Wood Mask
Located in National City, CA
African mask from the Ngil society from the fang people of Gabon - Equatorial Guinea. Carved wood and pigment, circa 1960.  
Category

Mid-20th Century Equatorial Guinean Folk Art Masks

Materials

Wood

  • African Ngil Society Wood Mask
  • African Ngil Society Wood Mask
  • African Ngil Society Wood Mask
  • African Ngil Society Wood Mask
H 19 in. W 7 in. D 4.5 in.
African Mask Carved in Wood, 20th Century
Located in London, GB
African mask from the early 20th century. Object carved in wood, hand painted from a complete collection of 9 pieces of rare availability from all over the world. Item in good condit...
Category

20th Century African Masks

Materials

Wood

  • African Mask Carved in Wood, 20th Century
  • African Mask Carved in Wood, 20th Century
  • African Mask Carved in Wood, 20th Century
  • African Mask Carved in Wood, 20th Century
H 21.26 in. W 10.24 in. D 14.57 in.
African Mask Carved in Wood, 20th Century
Located in London, GB
African mask from the early 20th century. Object carved in wood. Mask from a complete collection of 9 pieces. Item in good condition, with some small signs of aging.
Category

20th Century African Masks

Materials

Wood

  • African Mask Carved in Wood, 20th Century
  • African Mask Carved in Wood, 20th Century
  • African Mask Carved in Wood, 20th Century
  • African Mask Carved in Wood, 20th Century
H 18.9 in. W 10.04 in. D 5.12 in.
African Pende Mbangu Asymmetrical Carved Wood Mask
Located in Studio City, CA
A fantastic, odd mask by the Pende peoples of the Congo. These particular masks are often characterized by their asymmetrical, distorted facial features/design (said to represent the...
Category

Mid-20th Century Congolese Masks

Materials

Wood

African Gurunsi Burkina Faso Wood Carved Mask
Located in Studio City, CA
A wonderfully carved mask from the Gurunsi tribe of northern Ghana. These masks were generally made to be worn during divination ceremonies. A nice, heavy piece. Would be a great...
Category

Mid-20th Century Ghanaian Masks

Materials

Wood

Carved Wood African Kuba Mask from Zaire
Located in Troy, MI
Circa 1970s carved wood Kuba mask embellished with cowrie shells and plant fibers from Zaire. Mounted on a custom iron stand.
Category

Vintage 1970s Congolese Tribal Masks

Materials

Wood, Shell

African Mali Bamana Bambara Carved Wood Kore Mask
Located in Studio City, CA
A wonderfully carved mask from the Bamana (Bambara) tribe of Mali. This mask, which has clear signs of wear and use, is a Kore mask and was made to be worn during initiation society ...
Category

Mid-20th Century Malian Masks

Materials

Wood

African Monkey Mask
Located in Studio City, CA
Fantastic piece. Beautiful patina. Likely Hemba tribe of South West Africa who were known for the monkey masks. This particular mask with its happy disposition was made to evoke a be...
Category

20th Century Congolese Masks

Materials

Wood

  • African Monkey Mask
  • African Monkey Mask
  • African Monkey Mask
  • African Monkey Mask
H 8 in. W 11.5 in. D 2.5 in.
Large African Gurunsi Burkina Faso Wood Carved Mask
Located in Studio City, CA
A wonderfully carved mask from the Gurunsi tribe of northern Ghana. This mask, which has clear signs of wear and use, was likely made to be worn during a divination ceremony and is f...
Category

Early 20th Century Ghanaian Masks

Materials

Paint, Wood

Museum Quality Dan Toura African Mask
Located in Encino, CA
Extremely rare and old Dan Toura Mask. Cote d'Ivoire, Ivory Coast, circa 1920-1930. In Africa, villages were under authority of a chief and a council of elders, and this kind of mask...
Category

Early 20th Century Central African Masks

Materials

Aluminum

  • Museum Quality Dan Toura African Mask
  • Museum Quality Dan Toura African Mask
  • Museum Quality Dan Toura African Mask
  • Museum Quality Dan Toura African Mask
H 19 in. W 7.25 in. D 3.25 in.
Hand Carved African Wooden Mask on Stand
Located in Dallas, TX
This wooden mask was made using a traditional hand carved method. The eyes are wide yet relaxed and the mouth forms into a sort of whistling posture. Both cultural and entertaining, ...
Category

Vintage 1940s African Masks

Materials

Wood

  • Hand Carved African Wooden Mask on Stand
  • Hand Carved African Wooden Mask on Stand
  • Hand Carved African Wooden Mask on Stand
  • Hand Carved African Wooden Mask on Stand
H 29.75 in. W 9.25 in. D 8 in.
African Lwalwa Tribal Mask
Located in Montreal, QC
African Lwalwa tribal mask enhanced with white pigment on the mouth and ears.
Category

Vintage 1960s Congolese Masks

Materials

Wood

  • African Lwalwa Tribal Mask
  • African Lwalwa Tribal Mask
  • African Lwalwa Tribal Mask
  • African Lwalwa Tribal Mask
H 12 in. W 7 in. D 5 in.
African Kuba Helmet Mask
Located in Atlanta, GA
A well preserved Helmet Mask known as Bwoon from the Kuba Tribe in the Kasai region of Democratic Republic of the Congo, Central Africa circa turn of the 20th century. The carved woo...
Category

Early 20th Century Congolese Tribal Masks

Materials

Copper

  • African Kuba Helmet Mask
  • African Kuba Helmet Mask
  • African Kuba Helmet Mask
  • African Kuba Helmet Mask
H 25 in. W 12 in. D 14 in.
Hand Painted African Wooden Mask, 20th Century
Located in London, GB
African mask from the early 20th century. Object carved in wood, hand painted. Mask from a complete collection of 9 pieces of rare availability from all-over the world. Item in good ...
Category

20th Century African Masks

Materials

Wood

  • Hand Painted African Wooden Mask, 20th Century
  • Hand Painted African Wooden Mask, 20th Century
  • Hand Painted African Wooden Mask, 20th Century
  • Hand Painted African Wooden Mask, 20th Century
H 22.84 in. W 11.62 in. D 8.67 in.
African Mali Warka Marka Carved Wood and Metal Mask
Located in Studio City, CA
A fantastic mask. Warka masks are usually made of elongated carved wood and covered with copper. They are primarily used by the people of Mali in dances related to numerous societies...
Category

Mid-20th Century Malian Masks

Materials

Copper

Heavy Oceanic Papua New Guinea or African Carved Wood Mask
Located in Studio City, CA
A wonderfully carved, heavy tribal mask. The mask is from the collection of famed American writer Gore Vidal who was an avid collector of tribal masks and artifacts. It was listed as...
Category

Mid-20th Century Papua New Guinean Masks

Materials

Wood

Kifwebe, Songye Mask, Congo Africa
By Songye Tribe
Located in National City, CA
For your consideration an African mask from the Songye People of the DR Congo. Wood and pigment, circa 1960.
Category

Vintage 1960s Congolese Mid-Century Modern Masks

Materials

Wood, Paint

  • Kifwebe, Songye Mask, Congo Africa
  • Kifwebe, Songye Mask, Congo Africa
  • Kifwebe, Songye Mask, Congo Africa
  • Kifwebe, Songye Mask, Congo Africa
H 26 in. W 9 in. D 9.5 in.
African Bambara N'tomo Society Carved Wood Mask with Shells
Located in Studio City, CA
A wonderful, decorative mask by the Bambara tribe of Mali, West Africa. These masks traditionally feature the elongated noses and are decorated with shells (usually cowrie shells)...
Category

Mid-20th Century Malian Masks

Materials

Wood

Contemporary Folk Art Style Wood Mask
Located in Delray Beach, FL
Exceptional hand carved wood mask with graphic elements, made of single piece of wood and was made for decorative purpose. Very intriguing and mysterious face. The mask in mounted o...
Category

20th Century African Masks

Materials

Steel

  • Contemporary Folk Art Style Wood Mask
  • Contemporary Folk Art Style Wood Mask
  • Contemporary Folk Art Style Wood Mask
  • Contemporary Folk Art Style Wood Mask
H 18.5 in. W 9 in. D 7.5 in.
Very Important “Nwantantay” African Dance Mask
Located in San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon
Very important “Nwantamtay” dance African mask, consisting of three sections: The upper in plain rectangular shape surmounted by a crescent shape moon, the middle with beautiful geom...
Category

Early 20th Century Burkinabe Primitive Masks

Materials

Wood

African Pende Tribe Mbangu Asymmetrical Carved Mask
Located in Studio City, CA
A fantastic, odd mask by the Pende peoples of the Congo. These particular masks are often characterized by their asymmetrical, distorted facial features/design (said to represent the...
Category

Mid-20th Century Congolese Masks

Materials

Wood

African Zoomorphic Mask, Burkino Faso, circa 1925
Located in San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon
Wooden mask used in ancient ceremonies. A large beak like shape and the piercing black eyes give us the idea that the purpose of the mask was to represent a bird. The zoomorphic repr...
Category

Early 20th Century Burkinabe Tribal Masks

Materials

Wood

Nocturnal Bird Mask, Nigeria, Africa, circa 1950
Located in San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon
Very beautiful mask with large pronounced eyes with the circular cavity shape. The mask depicts a nocturnal bird that can see in the darkness and manifest the presence of divinities ...
Category

Mid-20th Century Nigerian Tribal Masks

Materials

Wood

Haunting Open Square Eyed Kumu Wood Mask, Congo, Early 20th Century, Africa
Located in Point Richmond, CA
A haunting, carved wood Kumu mask with framed face, classic open square eyes and mouth typical of masks from this area. Face with remains of white framed by darker wood. Areas of wea...
Category

Early 20th Century Congolese Tribal Masks

Materials

Wood

Strong Cubist Dan Bird Man Wood Face Mask Early 20th Century Libera, Africa
Located in Point Richmond, CA
A strong cubist Dan mask from Liberia in West Africa. High carved cheek bones and narrow slit eyes above the curved bird beak. Representing a fusion of animal and bird. Ex- private c...
Category

Early 20th Century Ivorian Tribal Masks

Materials

Wood

African Senufo Large Heavy Janus Firespitter Helmet Mask Wanyugo
Located in Studio City, CA
This large zoomorphic shell decorated (likely cowrie shells) helmet mask was often worn at funerals of important elders and other ceremonies by members of the Senufo Tribe whose memb...
Category

Mid-20th Century Ivorian Masks

Materials

Wood, Shell

African Bambara Tribe N'tomo Society Mask with Shells
Located in Studio City, CA
A wonderful mask by the Bambara Tribe of Mali, West Africa. These masks traditional feature the elongated noses and are decorated with shells (usually cowrie shells). They often h...
Category

Mid-20th Century Malian Masks

Materials

Shell, Wood

Decorative Wall Hanging African Folk Art Wooden Carved Tribal Mask
Located in Cowthorpe, North Yorkshire
Decorative African Folk Art wooden carved tribal mask. Measurements: H 33cm, W 23cm, D 14cm.
Category

Mid-20th Century Congolese Mid-Century Modern Masks

Materials

Wood

Mid-Century Modernist African Decorative Hanging Mask Sculpture from Mali
Located in West Hartford, CT
Coveted decorative African hand-carved wood mask with graphic elements, circa 1960s This is a decorative item from the 1960s, it was made for export, it is not an antique tribal mas...
Category

Vintage 1970s Malian Masks

Materials

Wood

Vintage Tikar Tribal Mask, Cameroon, African, Tropical Hardwood, circa 1970
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a vintage Tikar tribal mask of Cameroon. An African, tropical hardwood ceremonial mask, dating to the 20th century, circa 1970. Appealing tribal mask from Cameroon Displ...
Category

Mid-20th Century Cameroonian Tribal Masks

Materials

Wood

Bamana Mask "Ntomo", Mali, Africa, circa 18th-19th Century
Located in San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon
Very old African wooden mask with brown patina, resin-like mass with nassa snails on the five tooth-like projecting horns, minor missing parts (chin, nose) and snails, traces of inse...
Category

Antique Late 18th Century Malian Tribal Masks

Materials

Wood

Hand-Carved African Mask on Bronze Base by Karl Springer
By Karl Springer
Located in New York, NY
Hand-carved African male mask in the style of the Chokwe tribe of Angola on a bronze base by Karl Springer, American, 1980s (photo of original label included). Karl Springer had a sc...
Category

Vintage 1980s American Mid-Century Modern Masks

Materials

Bronze

Pende Horned Spirit Mask
Located in Phoenix, AZ
Pende mask circa 1950's. This horned spirit mask was done in rich pigments and has a wonderful patina to the face and horns.
Category

Vintage 1950s African Masks

Materials

Wood, Pigment

African Bobo ‘Burkina Faso’ Style Helmet Mask with Four Textured Horns
Located in Buffalo, NY
African Bobo ‘Burkina Faso’ style helmet mask with four textured horns.
Category

20th Century Congolese Tribal Masks

Materials

Wood

African Mask Mossi Antilope from Burkina Faso, Mid-20th Century
Located in Paris, FR
African mask Mossi antelope from Burkina Faso, middle 20th century. Measures: Base 20 x 15cm.
Category

Mid-20th Century Burkinabe Masks

Materials

Wood

African Tikar Style Bronze Head
Located in Houston, TX
A 20th century decorative African style bronze head mounted on wood base of the Tikar people in Cameroon.   
Category

20th Century African Masks

Materials

Bronze

  • African Tikar Style Bronze Head
  • African Tikar Style Bronze Head
  • African Tikar Style Bronze Head
  • African Tikar Style Bronze Head
H 26 in. W 14 in. D 13 in.
Small Old Dan Mask Blessed by Age Eroded Side, Cubist Face Liberia, Africa
Located in Point Richmond, CA
A small old carved wood Dan mask with cubist face. Blessed by time, weather and insects, with erosion to the right side of head. Mask was probably stored or abandoned on the ground w...
Category

Early 20th Century Ivorian Tribal Masks

Materials

Wood

Very Large Strong Expressive Cubist Dan Mask Early 20th Century Liberia, Africa
Located in Point Richmond, CA
A very large old cubist Dan wood mask with strong expressive look, angular cheeks, with powerfully carved mouth. Created early 20th century by the Dan People of Liberia and Cote d'Iv...
Category

Early 20th Century Liberian Tribal Masks

Materials

Wood

Early Hardwood Pende Dance Mask Early 20th Century DR Congo African Tribal Art
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Finely carved hardwood mask from the Pende people of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Expressive, with finely carved open mouth and filed sharpened teeth. Raised scarification marks...
Category

Early 20th Century Congolese Tribal Masks

Materials

Wood

Huge Nafana Bedu Style Plank Mask Natural Colors Powerful Abstract Art
Located in Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Standing 80 inches tall this is a example of one of the largest of all African mask types. This Nafana Bedu style mask features a large decorated plank with natural earth colors and ...
Category

Late 20th Century African Folk Art Masks

Materials

Wood

African Tribal Mask
Located in Troy, MI
Circa 1950s tall, narrow carved wood African mask with painted face details and cowrie shells. Unknown region/tribe.
Category

Vintage 1950s African Tribal Tribal Art

Materials

Shell, Wood

  • African Tribal Mask
  • African Tribal Mask
  • African Tribal Mask
  • African Tribal Mask
H 26.75 in. W 5 in. D 4.75 in.
Highly Decorative Wood African Mask
Located in Auribeau sur Siagne, FR
Measures: Total height 24.40 inches (62cm)) Highly decorative wood African mask African sculpture Sold with its pedestal.
Category

20th Century Congolese Dutch Colonial Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Wood

  • Highly Decorative Wood African Mask
  • Highly Decorative Wood African Mask
  • Highly Decorative Wood African Mask
  • Highly Decorative Wood African Mask
H 12.6 in. W 7.09 in. D 6.7 in.
Decorative African Tribal Mask
Located in Sagaponack, NY
A hand carved tribal mask with bent metal and nailhead ornamentation.
Category

20th Century African Tribal Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

  • Decorative African Tribal Mask
  • Decorative African Tribal Mask
  • Decorative African Tribal Mask
  • Decorative African Tribal Mask
H 23 in. W 13 in. D 8 in.
Senufo Style Carved Mask, African
Located in Houston, TX
A 20th century carved and painted Senufo style mythical beast African mask. This decorative mask is whimsically painted with a spotted face, having three horns and a gaping mouth wit...
Category

20th Century African Primitives

Materials

Wood

  • Senufo Style Carved Mask, African
  • Senufo Style Carved Mask, African
  • Senufo Style Carved Mask, African
  • Senufo Style Carved Mask, African
H 33 in. W 10 in. D 10 in.
Mid-Century Senufo African Mask
Located in Dallas, TX
Hand painted Senufo African mask made out of wood.
Category

Antique 19th Century African Decorative Art

Materials

Wood

  • Mid-Century Senufo African Mask
  • Mid-Century Senufo African Mask
  • Mid-Century Senufo African Mask
  • Mid-Century Senufo African Mask
H 25 in. W 5 in. D 6 in.
Mounted African Mask from Gabon
Located in Pasadena, CA
This is a long slender African mask mounted on a plush canvas panel. Elongated features and predominantly black, white and earthy pallet give the piece a very sophisticated feel. T...
Category

Mid-20th Century African Tribal Decorative Art

Materials

Wood

  • Mounted African Mask from Gabon
  • Mounted African Mask from Gabon
  • Mounted African Mask from Gabon
  • Mounted African Mask from Gabon
H 46.5 in. W 10.5 in. D 4 in.
African Chokwe Mask
Located in Palm Desert, CA
An African Choke/Tshawe Mask, Angola, wood.
Category

Early 20th Century Tribal Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Wood

  • African Chokwe Mask
  • African Chokwe Mask
  • African Chokwe Mask
  • African Chokwe Mask
H 8.5 in. W 6 in.
African Dan Mask
Located in Cleveland, OH
African Dan Mask Carved Wood and Braided Fibrous Material 10.5 x 7 x 3.5
Category

20th Century Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Wood

  • African Dan Mask
  • African Dan Mask
  • African Dan Mask
  • African Dan Mask
H 10.5 in. W 7 in. D 3.5 in.
African Lega Mask
Located in Cleveland, OH
African Lega Mask Carved Wood 12.5 x 5 x 3.25 inches
Category

20th Century Tribal Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Wood

  • African Lega Mask
  • African Lega Mask
  • African Lega Mask
  • African Lega Mask
H 12.5 in. W 5 in. D 3.25 in.
African Lega Mask
Located in Cleveland, OH
African Lega Mask Carved Wood and Pigment 13 x 6 x 3.5 inches
Category

20th Century Tribal Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Wood

  • African Lega Mask
  • African Lega Mask
  • African Lega Mask
  • African Lega Mask
H 13 in. W 6 in. D 3.5 in.
African Lengola Mask
Located in Point Richmond, CA
African mask from the Lengola people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo used in ceremonies of the Bwami secret society, ex collection James Stephenson, New York, NY.
Category

Mid-20th Century Congolese Tribal Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

  • African Lengola Mask
  • African Lengola Mask
  • African Lengola Mask
  • African Lengola Mask
H 9.3 in. W 3 in. D 2 in.
Lengola Mask, Africa
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Lengola mask adorned with natural pigment, from Democratic Republic of the Congo, Africa. Ex California private collection. Mounted on a custom metal display stand.
Category

Mid-20th Century Congolese Tribal Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

  • Lengola Mask, Africa
  • Lengola Mask, Africa
  • Lengola Mask, Africa
  • Lengola Mask, Africa
H 8.38 in. W 4.75 in. D 1.5 in.
Studded African Mask by Brian Stanziale
By Brian Stanziale
Located in Chicago, IL
In an exclusive collaboration with PAGODA RED, Chicago artist the bms. adds a contemporary twist to our collection of one-of-a-kind African art objects. Embellishing with silver and ...
Category

Mid-20th Century African Tribal Wall-mounted Sculptures

Materials

Metal

  • Studded African Mask by Brian Stanziale
  • Studded African Mask by Brian Stanziale
  • Studded African Mask by Brian Stanziale
  • Studded African Mask by Brian Stanziale
H 19.5 in. W 11 in. D 7.5 in.
Studded African Mask by Brian Stanziale
By Brian Stanziale
Located in Chicago, IL
In an exclusive collaboration with Pagoda Red, Chicago artist the bms. adds a contemporary twist to our collection of one-of-a-kind African art objects. Embellishing with silver and ...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary African Tribal Wall-mounted Sculptures

Materials

Metal

  • Studded African Mask by Brian Stanziale
  • Studded African Mask by Brian Stanziale
  • Studded African Mask by Brian Stanziale
  • Studded African Mask by Brian Stanziale
H 13.25 in. W 9 in. D 8 in.
Large African polychrome wood Bobo Mask on stand
Located in Atlanta, GA
A large wood mask on custom iron stand with a dramatic presence. The bobo mask is from Burkina Faso used in ceremonical dance. The mask is finely carved and decorated with polychrome...
Category

Vintage 1960s Burkinabe Tribal Tribal Art

Materials

Pigment, Wood

African Baule Ram Mask
Located in Cleveland, OH
African Baule Ram Mask Carved Wood 15 x 15.5 x 8 inches (height on stand is 26 inches)
Category

20th Century Tribal Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Wood

  • African Baule Ram Mask
  • African Baule Ram Mask
  • African Baule Ram Mask
  • African Baule Ram Mask
H 15 in. W 15.5 in. D 8 in.
African Mende Helmut Mask
Located in Kensington, MD
Carved Helmut masks of this type were made by the Sande society of the Mende people of Sierra Leone, Africa for use in masquerades by young women in initiation rites on their passage...
Category

20th Century Sierra Leonean Tribal Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

  • African Mende Helmut Mask
  • African Mende Helmut Mask
  • African Mende Helmut Mask
  • African Mende Helmut Mask
H 14 in. W 7 in. D 9 in.
African Dan Mask (Female)
Located in Cleveland, OH
African Dan Mask (Female) Carved Wood, Textile, Cowry Shells, and Braided Fibrous Material 10 x 7.5 x 2.5 inches
Category

20th Century Tribal Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Textile, Wood

  • African Dan Mask (Female)
  • African Dan Mask (Female)
  • African Dan Mask (Female)
  • African Dan Mask (Female)
H 10 in. W 7.5 in. D 2.5 in.
African Mende Helmet Mask
Located in Chicago, IL
This helmet mask created by the Mende people of Sierra Leone was made for the women of their tribe to wear while dancing. Commissioned by women for their initiation ceremonies, the m...
Category

Mid-20th Century Sierra Leonean Tribal Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

  • African Mende Helmet Mask
  • African Mende Helmet Mask
  • African Mende Helmet Mask
  • African Mende Helmet Mask
H 15 in. W 9 in. D 10 in.
Mambila Zoomorphic Mask, Africa
Located in Point Richmond, CA
An old traditional mask known indigenously as "suah buah" depicting a composite zoomorph from the Mambila people of Cameroon, West Africa. Ex collection Martial Bronsin, Brussels, Be...
Category

Mid-20th Century Cameroonian Tribal Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

  • Mambila Zoomorphic Mask, Africa
  • Mambila Zoomorphic Mask, Africa
  • Mambila Zoomorphic Mask, Africa
  • Mambila Zoomorphic Mask, Africa
H 6 in. W 6.75 in. D 15 in.
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African Wood Mask For Sale on 1stDibs

Find many varieties of an authentic African wood mask available at 1stDibs. An African wood mask — often made from wood, metal and fabric — can elevate any home. Your living room may not be complete without an African wood mask — find older editions for sale from the 18th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century. An African wood mask, designed in the Folk Art or Mid-Century Modern style, is generally a popular piece of furniture. You’ll likely find more than one African wood mask that is appealing in its simplicity, but Brian Stanziale, Igbo People and Songye People produced versions that are worth a look.

How Much is an African Wood Mask?

Prices for an African wood mask start at $375 and top out at $56,250 with the average selling for $1,900.