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Bidjogo Tribal Initiation Ox Mask
After oxen were introduced to Guinea Bissau by Portuguese sailors in the 15th century, its strength, aggression, and nobility quickly became integrated into their initiation rituals....
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Early 20th Century Guinea-Bissauan Tribal Masks

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Bone, Wood

Vintage African 1940s Wooden Baoule Mask
Africa, 1940s Baoule mask. A legend says that this type of African mask is a Baoule mask which is also known as a Goli mask. It is used in tribal dances during harvest festiva...
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1940s African Vintage Masks

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Wood

African Mali Bamana Bambara Tribe Carved Wood Kore Mask
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 ...
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Mid-20th Century Malian Masks

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Wood

African Grebo Mask
Strange and unusual piece. Likely Grebo Tribe of the Ivory Coast. Good size and heft. Nice, rich patina. Ready for hanging. Sure to stand out. From a collector of African artifact...
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20th Century Ivorian Masks

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Wood

Mende Bundu Sande Society Womens Helmet Mask Sierra Leone, Africa
By Unknown
Located in Santa Fe, NM
Mende Bundu or Sowei mask of the Sande Society, Sierra Leone, Africa, early 20th century. The only wood mask in Africa worn exclusively by women. An early, finely carved example wit...
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Early 20th Century Sierra Leonean Tribal Masks

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Wood

Large Oceanic or African Tribal Hand Carved Wood Deity Devil Mask
A rather large, frightening and strange mask. We are not quite sure what region or country this is from but our best guess is that it is from an Oceanic tribe of the Pacific Ocean. I...
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20th Century Oceanic Masks

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Wood

Decorative, Realistic Carved African Folk Art Mask with Horns on Display Stand
Fantastic (and a bit frightening) piece. Wonderfully carved and ornamented. This mask was likely made for export and is not an antique or tribally used. It was made by a master triba...
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20th Century Congolese Masks

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Raffia, Wood

Yaka Tribal Initiation Mask with Raffia, Congo 'DRC' Early 20th Century
By Unknown
Located in Santa Fe, NM
Yaka young men's initiation mask of carved wood with raffia collar, Congo (Democratic Republic of Congo) early 20th century. A han- held mask used by boys coming out of the initiatio...
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Early 20th Century Congolese Tribal Masks

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Wood

Ubangi Congo Wood Mask with Beard, Early 20th century, Africa
By Unknown
Located in Santa Fe, NM
A wonderfully expressive Ubangi region of the Democratic Republic of Congo carved wood mask with beard, early 20th century, Africa. Downward curved eyes and notched scarification up ...
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Early 20th Century Congolese Tribal Masks

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Wood

Bambara Stylized Antelope Human Wood Mask, Early 20th Century, Mali, Africa
By Unknown
Located in Santa Fe, NM
Look, this has a terrific profile and side view! Bambara stylized antelope-human wood mask with extended long nose, pointed mouth, extended ears on either side of two horns and with ...
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Early 20th Century Malian Tribal Masks

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Wood

Kuba People, DRC, Feathered Helmet Mask Mwaash aMbooy Mu Shall
These prestigious masks belong to only a small number of aristocrats; they represent the King and are used when they are installed in their function. It's the oldest mask shortly fol...
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19th Century Congolese Antique Masks

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Wood, Glass

Large Antique Mask, Papua New Guinea Oceanic, 19th Century
By Unknown
Located in Studio City, CA
Antique mask from the estate/collection of Gore Vidal, 19th century. We believe it to be Oceanic, perhaps from the Papua New Guinea region but to be perfectly honest are having a...
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Mid-19th Century Papua New Guinean Primitive Antique Masks

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Wood

Kuba Carved Wood Tribal Mask with Headress, Early 20th Century Congo, Africa
By Unknown
Located in Santa Fe, NM
Early Kuba wood mask with traces of white and red pigments, geometric design on chin. Parts of raffia and cloth headdress attached. Woven raffia to simulate hair, early 20th century....
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Early 20th Century Congolese Tribal Masks

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Wood

Venetian Leather Long Nose Carnival Mask
Venetian leather long nose mask. Worn by the character the plague doctor in 17th century Italy and France.
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1980s Vintage Masks

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Leather

Italian Modern Venetian Handmade Pink and Silver Carnival Mask with Feathers
This Folk Art fuchsia pink mask is a real Venetian creation, entirely hand-drawn and handcrafted. Another color available is blue and silver as per image. Italian Artists have rea...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Folk Art Masks

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Metallic Thread, Metal

Tom Patterson Pacific Northwest Coast Kwaguilth Hawk Man Cedar Carved Mask
A fantastic mask by renowned Pacific Northwest Coast artist Tom Patterson. Tom Patterson, born in 1962 in Victoria, British Columbia and a member of the Nuu-Chah-Nulth Nation of V...
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20th Century Canadian Masks

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Cedar

Italian Modern Venetian Handmade Blue and Gold Carnival Mask with Feathers
This Folk Art cobalt blue mask is a real Venetian creation, entirely hand-drawn and handcrafted. Another color available is fuchsia pink and silver as per image. Italian Artists h...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Folk Art Masks

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Metallic Thread, Metal

Japanese Signed Gigaku Noh Theater Meiji Mask of Taikofu the Elderly Widower
A truly fantastic, riveting mask, clearly made for and used by a Japanese Noh theater actor. The mask is handcrafted. The maker uses a process of hemp cloth mixed with wood dust a...
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19th Century Japanese Meiji Antique Masks

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Wood, Lacquer

Decorative Large Adorned African Folk Art Mask with Horns on Display Stand
Fantastic piece in design and scope. Wonderfully carved and decorated. Quite grand and imposing. This mask was likely made for export and is not an antique or tribally used. It was m...
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20th Century African Masks

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Wood, Raffia

Late 19th or Early 20th Century Tribal Dan Mask, Liberia
This mask is a Classic example of its type, featuring a delicate oval face dominated by wide, circular, staring eyes that afford clear vision to the runner. Its other trademarks – a ...
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Late 19th Century Liberian Tribal Antique Masks

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Natural Fiber, Wood

20th Century Tribal Makonde Helmet Mask
The powerful, ruddy hue of this helmet mask first arrests the eye, after which focus is drawn to its smooth and naturalistically rendered portrait. Masks of this type were originally...
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20th Century Tanzanian Tribal Masks

Late 19th Century Tribal Suku Helmet Mask
Dark patination and pigmentation lend an immediate visual appeal to this powerful Suku helmet mask. Its facial features which project a remarkably sensitive, introspective air – are ...
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Late 19th Century Congolese Tribal Antique Masks

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Wood

Late 19th or Early 20th Century Tribal Bassa Mask, Liberia
A great sense of mass imbues this Bassa mask, imposing with its classically large brow, full cheeks, and heavy, almond-shaped silhouette. As the face sinks forcefully in at the eyes,...
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Late 19th Century Liberian Tribal Antique Masks

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Wood

Cold Weather Aviation Mask of Blue Cloth
By Unknown
Located in New York, NY
Mask made for face protection from cold at higher altitudes. A similar mask was loaned to the Museum of Modern Art for exhibition Modern Masks and Helmets some years ago. This type o...
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1940s American Machine Age Vintage Masks

Materials

Fabric

19th Century Ritualistic Bronze Facial Bhuta Mask from Temple Dancers in Kerala
By Rajhastani
Located in Houston, TX
This is a museum piece. The medium is bronze. This delicate piece was produced by lost wax process and hand chiseled to perfection. The word Bhuta literally translated means spirit....
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19th Century Indian Anglo Raj Antique Masks

Materials

Bronze

19th Century Museum Quality Bronze Bhuta Woman's Body Mask from Karnataka, India
By Art Metal Co.
Located in Houston, TX
To day such delicate bronze body masks so ornately made, can be found only in museums. View the ornately made mask with stylized cobras on the shoulders. The mask after it was cast w...
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19th Century Indian Anglo Raj Antique Masks

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Bronze

Masks
By (after) Pablo Picasso
Located in Atlanta, GA
Selection of Pacific Northwest Native style masks, hand carved and painted by sculptor, circa 1990s. They measure: Top row, left to right: 9"H x 8"W, 6.5"H x 5"W, and 7"H x 5"W. Bott...
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1990s Canadian Tribal Masks

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Wood

Venetian Handmade Red Carnival Masks with Feathers and Gold Detail
This Folk Art mask is a real Venetian creation, entirely hand-drawn and handcrafted. Italian Artists have realized this piece in full respect of craftsmanship traditions and followin...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Folk Art Masks

Materials

Gold, Metallic Thread

Set of Three, Vintage, French, Pierrot Boudoir Doll Faces from the 1920s
By Unknown
Located in Vienna, Austria
What a wonderful discovery, rare Pierrot doll faces from the 1920s . All three pieces are in very good condition with minor age related flaws. These fabric masks were used on boudoir...
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1920s French Modern Vintage Masks

Materials

Textile

Pair of Antique Parachico Mexican Masks
Pair of antique carved and painted wood Parachico Mexican masks. Parachico Mask, from the Dance of the Parachicos, Chiapa de Corzo, State of Chiapas Mexico. The Parachico or Parach...
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Early 20th Century Mexican Masks

Materials

Wood, Paint

Native American Inuit Eskimo Antique Dance Mask, 1900
From our recent Acquisitions Across America - a fresh find from a California estate This finely hand carved and hand painted Alaskan Inuit antique wooden dance mask is a superb ex...
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Early 20th Century Canadian Native American Masks

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Wood

Venetian Handmade Pink Rose Fabric Turban Mask with Handle and Feathers
This Folk Art mask is a real Venetian creation, entirely hand-drawn and handcrafted. Italian Artists have realized this piece in full respect of craftsmanship traditions and followin...
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Early 2000s Italian Baroque Masks

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Fabric, Paper, Feathers

Venetian Handmade Gold and Rose Pink Mask with Flower Pleated Jabot
This Folk Art mask is a real Venetian creation, entirely hand-drawn and handcrafted. Italian Artists have realized this piece in full respect of craftsmanship traditions and followin...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Folk Art Masks

Materials

Paint, Paper, Feathers

Venetian Handmade Gold Mask with Flowered Pleated Jabot
Venetian masks that are actually handmade and hand-drawn creations. Artists have realized them in full respect of craftsmanship traditions and original designs developed in Venice fo...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Folk Art Masks

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Gold

Italian Modern Venetian Carnival Handmade Blue Mask with Flower Pleated Jabot
This Folk Art mask is a real Venetian creation, entirely hand-drawn and handcrafted. Italian Artists have realized this piece in full respect of craftsmanship traditions and followin...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Baroque Masks

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Metallic Thread, Gold

Vintage Oliver Hardy Theatre Papier Mâché Head / Mask
This lot is a wonderful example of a vintage English handmade papier mâché hardy theater head. It’s highly likely this item was accompanied by a Stan Laurel head when the theatre per...
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1960s French Folk Art Vintage Masks

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Paper

Tan Leather Cat Mask
By Majd Murad
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Currently available in saddle-tan (pictured), or black. Additional colors and customizations are available upon request. This piece is wearable art, making it perfect for a masquerad...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Masks

Materials

Leather

Traditional Leather Capitano Mask
By Majd Murad
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Capitano is a famous character from the Commedia Dell'Arté, a masked form of theatre rooted in Italy spanning the 1500s through the 1700s. This style inspired even Shakespeare's work...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Masks

Materials

Leather

Horned Leather Mask
By Majd Murad
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Inspired by the Ram, the symbol of Aries. Dark reds and blacks drape this deliciously sinister Silhouette. This piece is wearable art, making it perfect for a masquerade, costume par...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Masks

Materials

Leather

Colorful Feathered Leather Bird Mask
By Majd Murad
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Inspired by Mardi Gras and Venetian masks. Vibrantly dyed blue and purple feathers crown this purple and yellow bird with a large orange dyed ostrich feather with a white tip to real...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Masks

Materials

Leather, Feathers

Leather Panda Mask
By Majd Murad
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Inspired by the fanciful, playful panda. This piece is wearable art, making it perfect for a masquerade, costume party, Halloween, or as a beautiful shelf or wall piece. The frame of...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Masks

Materials

Leather

Sinister Full-Faced Neoprene Mask
By Majd Murad
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Inspired by the concept of an "Evil Priest", this piece is sure to provoke and terrify. This mask is wearable art, making it perfect for a masquerade, costume party, Halloween, or as...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Masks

Materials

Acrylic, Rubber

Haunting Robotic Neoprene Mask
By Majd Murad
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Inspired by the Edvard Munch's painting "The Scream", this mask was made for a theatrical production to portray brainwashed workers in a dystopian future. This piece is wearable art,...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Masks

Materials

Acrylic, Rubber

Mask with Shiva Trident, Karnataka, India, Mid-20th Century
Wooden mask from Karnataka, India, mid-20th century.
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Mid-20th Century Indian Masks

Materials

Wood

Wooden Mask, Karnataka, India, Mid-20th Century
Carved wood with fur and pigment decoration.  
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Mid-20th Century Indian Masks

Materials

Wood

Leather Mask of Old Man/Sage, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, Ca. 1930s
Vintage Mexican leather mask from San Miguel de Allende, circa 1930s.
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1930s Mexican Vintage Masks

Materials

Leather

Ceramic Gilt Mask, Signed, Portugal, circa 1970
By Unknown
Located in Marcq-en-Baroeul, FR
This mask is made of gilt ceramic. This is a Portuguese work, circa 1970.
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1970s Portuguese Mid-Century Modern Vintage Masks

Materials

Ceramic

Wood Mask from Congo
A mask from Democratic Republic of Congo. Hand-carved from a single piece of wood, and painted. Mounted on a black metal stand.
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Late 20th Century Congolese Folk Art Masks

Materials

Wood

Enamel over Brass Masquerade Masks with Ribbon
By Unknown
Located in Cookeville, TN
Offering this pair of mask that is brass with enamel paint. One is male with foliate and floral designs painted on different parts. Then the female version of the mask has red lips a...
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1990s Chinese Masks

Materials

Brass, Enamel

Wood and Metal Plate Marka Ram Mask
By Unknown
Located in Cookeville, TN
Carved wooden ram mask with brass overlay. Horns are carved wrapping the head on either side. Ears have tassels in them for the effect of fur. Brass overlay is hammered, punched, and...
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Late 20th Century Brazilian Masks

Materials

Brass, Brass

Selection of Pacific Northwest Masks by Bill Bouchard
By Unknown
Located in Atlanta, GA
Selection of Pacific Northwest Native style masks, hand carved and painted by Canadian sculptor Bill Bouchard, circa 1990s. They measure: Top left, 20" H x 22" W x 7" D. Top right, 1...
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1990s Canadian Native American Masks

Materials

Wood

Pacific Northwest Native Raven Sculpture by Emile Thibert
By Unknown
Located in Atlanta, GA
Pacific Northwest native raven sculpture by Emile Thibert, Canadian, circa 1990s. Signed and dedicated to the original owners underneath. Emile Thibert is a carver of Saulteaux/Cr...
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1990s Canadian Native American Masks

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Wood

Kumba Karna Masks, Indonesian, Mid-20th Century
These Kumba Karna Masks are tribal decorative objects realized in the Indonesian island of Bali, during the second half of the 20th century. Dimensions: cm 19 x 20. Traditional...
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Mid-20th Century Indonesian Masks

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Wood

Holy Week Carnaval Dragon Mask, Doctor Queretaro, Mexico
Teal mask composed of plaster, goat horns, interior jean stitching and agave fiber. Includes iron stand at 40" H.
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1990s Mexican Folk Art Masks

Materials

Plaster

1940s Paper Mache Chinese Dragon Head from a Costume
1940s handmade papier mâché head of a dragon. From a costume worn for Chinese New Years. Eyes blink, by pulling on chords in head. A bird sits on top of the head.
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1940s Vintage Masks

Materials

Paper

African Pende Mbangu Asymmetrical Carved Wood Mask
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...
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Mid-20th Century Congolese Masks

Materials

Wood

African Gurunsi Burkina Faso Wood Carved Mask
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 gr...
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Mid-20th Century Ghanaian Masks

Materials

Wood

African Bambara N'tomo Society Carved Wood Mask with Shells
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)...
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Mid-20th Century Malian Masks

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Wood

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