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Mask - Wood - Kwele - Gabon - Asian African Art
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Mask – Wood – Kwele – Gabon

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Description

Hand carved wooden mask of the Kwele tribe living in Gabon.
The Kwele use several types of masks in ceremonies to promote harmonious interaction and group solidarity. Kwele masks, many with heart-shaped face, are among the most beautiful forms of African art.
Polychrome patina with white, black and red kaolin. Fine face expression, in good condition. On top there is a little piece of wood damaged.

Object
Mask
Ethnic group/ culture
Kwele
Region/ country
Gabon
Material
Wood
Period
2nd half 20th century
Condition
Good
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
28×23×10 cm
Weight
500 g
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