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Elephant Mask - Metal, Wood - Bamileke - Cameroon - Asian African Art
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Elephant Mask – Metal, Wood – Bamileke – Cameroon


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Elephant masks, worn on the top of the head, were an important part of every ritual dance sequence. The elephant was a royal icon and elephant masks were owned by lineage groups. Their importance was second only to the leader mask and was danced last, in a very stately manner, befitting its high rank.

Great wooden elephant mask. Good condition with a beautiful patina of age. The mask is decorated with metal strips.

Object: Elephant Mask
Ethnic group/ culture: Bamileke
Region/ country: Cameroon – 72 cm
Material: Wood, Metal
Condition: Good
Sold with stand: No
Dimensions: 72×21×10 cm
Weight: 1400 g


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