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Fang-Style African Painted Mask

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Light masks like these represented the spirit of an ancestor and were used for social control by Ngil, the judiciary association. The facial markings, abstract features and strong, elegant lines are typical of Fang masks, which were among the most influential on 20th century modern art.

Details

  • In the Style Of
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1950
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 24.5 in. x W 9.5 in. x D 7 in.H 62.23 cm x W 24.13 cm x D 17.78 cm
  • Seller Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Seller Reference Number
    CAA0269
  • Reference Number
    LU820017935112
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PAGODA RED is a renowned resource for designers as well as collectors of contemporary and ancient Chinese, Korean and Japanese art. They offer a curated edit of fine and provincial furniture, ceramics, scholars' objects, and paintings and textiles, each piece historically and geographically authe...

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