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

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Object Mask
Ethnic group: Kwele
Country: DR Congo
Material: Wood
Estimated period: Second half 20th century
Sold with stand: No
Dimensions: 35x19x10 cm
Weight: 500 gram
Condition: Fair condition, used with some signs of wear

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SKU: 18.37 Category: Search for: , ,
Description

Beautiful 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 kaolin. Fine face expression, in fair condition with clear traces of wear and tear. The mask is unique with 3 Kwele faces.

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