This emphasizes the importance of the mask which had a leading role in the ceremonies. The ngil (gorilla) masks were worn by members of a male society of the same name during the initiation of new members and the persecution of wrong-doers. A very large mask with a very nice white and brown patina. The heart shape in the face, the prominent nose, the high forehead and the puckered mouth are typical features of these masks.
Take a good look at the pictures. Height: 27.6 inch, 70 cm!! Width: 9.8 inch, 25 cm Depth: 8.7 inch, 22 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 "Large African NGIL Gorilla mask FANG Gabon, TRIBAL ART AFRICAN ART PRIMITIVE" is in sale since Monday, December 16, 2019. 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.