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Beautiful mask from the Marka / Bambara tribe of Mali
The wooden mask is charestic decorated with metal plates
Detailed scarification all over the face with typical appearance
The BAMBARA have all sorts of societies in which men pass stages, such as the ndomo, komo, nama, kono, tyi wara and kore, they constitute the different stages of initiation societies. Each society owns different masks.
|Second half 20th century
|Sold with stand:
|Good condition, used with some signs of wear