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Classical Boa-mask with oval eyes, large mouth with wooden teeth. This type of mask is used war-mask worn by a witch doctor in front of the troops to frighten the enemy and put them to flight. After the pacification of the area, this mask was used to discipline children as a kind of bogeyman.
The wooden mask is in good condition with traces of tribal use, covered in black and white kaoliën (phembe) which gives the mask a beautiful aged patina.
Some teeths are missing.
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