Beaded Mask - Beads, Wood - Bamileke - Grassland of Cameroun - Asian African Art
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Beaded Mask – Beads, Wood – Bamileke – Grassland of Cameroun

 250,00

Good condition, used with some signs of wear

Object: Beaded Mask
Ethnic group/ culture: Bamileke
Region/ country: Grassland of Cameroun
Material: Beads, Wood
Condition: Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand: No
Dimensions: 58×25×18 cm
Weight: 3700 g

In stock

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Description

Beautiful beaded mask from the Bamileke tribe of the Grasland of Cameroon.
This types of wooden masks were worn on top of the head.
The face is colourfull inlayed with beads of the color red and blue and decorated with cauri shells. The coiffure is formed by two wooden crocodiles.

Provenance: Ex private collection from Belgium. Collected in the period 1953 – 1959 (More details provided to buyer).
Sold with a certificate of authenticity.

Shipping within 24 hours after the payment is received. Tracking number will be provided. Signature upon delivery. Fully insured.
May as well be viewed and picked up at the Asian African Art Gallery in Vessem (NL).

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