In Gabon, the masks represent ancestors. The number and arrangement of scarifications vary from one style or ethnic group to another.
The most common motif, in the form of scales, includes nine diamonds. This distinctive sign, called mabinda, was engraved in the flesh of children, around the age of ten to fourteen.Dimension 30 x 18.5 cm. WEIGHT: 510 g + /. Pounou GABON mask REF HALL0302 In Gabon, the masks represent ancestors.
Dimension 30 x 18.5 cm WEIGHT: 510 g + /. The item "Mask Pounou Punu Gabon Art Tribale African 60 367" is in sale since Sunday, October 13, 2019.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\Other Ethnographic Antiques". The seller is "peterandclochette" and is located in Nielles-lès-Ardres. This item can be shipped worldwide.