African EKUK Mask KWELE tribe Gabon, TRIBAL ART, AFRICAN ART PRIMITIF
Beautiful EKUK mask of the KWELE tribe from Gabon. These masks are performed during the Bwete rituals. These are rituals to protect the village for bush spirits. During the hunt, women and children stayed in the village; after one or two days, ekuk masks would leave the forest, enter the village, and invite the people to come dance and sing. Ekuk means both protective forest spirit and children of beete. Beautiful shaped mask, made with an eye for detail. Overall good condition, possible traces of use or reparations. Take a good look at the pictures. Height: 11.8 inch, 30 cm Width: 6.7 inch, 17 cm Depth: 5.5 inch, 14 cm.
Stand not included in the sale. We welcome all reasonable offers! We appreciate your bussiness and look forward to helping you bring home a piece of history! The item "African EKUK Mask KWELE tribe Gabon, TRIBAL ART, AFRICAN ART PRIMITIF" is in sale since Friday, September 18, 2020.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\African\Masks". The seller is "webrasa" and is located in Tilburg.
This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Tribe: Kwele
- Material: Wood
- Color: White