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Sun mask – Wood – Eket – Nigeria


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Beautiful Eket sun mask from Nigeria. Polychrome typical aspects with a central round-shaped face surrounded by motifs with triangles. The Eket worship the sun and the moon. The round faces liked masks are very characteristic of the ethnic group.

Eket circular masks are usually worn during Ekpo secret society cermonies. The lack of detail contributes to the power of the mask. The mask is in good condition with traces of wear and tear.

Object Sun Mask
Ethnic group: Eket
Country: Nigeria
Material: Wood
Estimated period: Second half 20th century
Sold with stand: No
Dimensions: 30x25x10 cm
Weight: 650 gram
Condition: Good condition, used with some signs of wear