Bird mask - Wood - Mossi - Burkina Faso - Asian African Art
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Bird mask – Wood – Mossi – Burkina Faso


Mid 20th century – Good condition, used with some signs of wear

Object: Bird mask
Ethnic group/ culture: Mossi
Region/ country: Burkina Faso
Material: Wood
Period: mid 20th century
Condition: Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand: No
Dimensions: 36×21×8 cm
Weight: 900 g

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Charming mask from the MOSSI people of Burkina Faso. This wooden mask symbolize a bird and is worn during ceremonies associated with new crops, initiations and funerals. The masks contains slight traces of wear and tear due to ethnographic usage.

Provenance: Ex private collection from Belgium.

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).