|Country:||Grassland of Cameroon|
|Estimated period:||Second half 20th century|
|Sold with stand:||No|
|Condition:||Good condition, used with some signs of wear|
Out of stock
Beautiful mask from the BAMUN tribe of the Grasland of Cameroon.
This types of wooden masks were worn on top of the head.
These helmet masks depict males of noble lineage and represent power and authority. Rank and other information is conveyed by the noble coiffures, double-lobed knitted caps and ornate crests using various motifs restricted to royalty. This mask in s in good condtion with a beautiful patina. The mask is decorated with copper strips.
Any questions? Ask us anything via Whatsapp!