African Tribal Mask

AFRICAN special African tribal mask African Masque Bidjogo Dung'be ou Vacc- 1947


AFRICAN special African tribal mask African Masque Bidjogo Dung'be ou Vacc- 1947
AFRICAN special African tribal mask African Masque Bidjogo Dung'be ou Vacc- 1947
AFRICAN special African tribal mask African Masque Bidjogo Dung'be ou Vacc- 1947
AFRICAN special African tribal mask African Masque Bidjogo Dung'be ou Vacc- 1947
AFRICAN special African tribal mask African Masque Bidjogo Dung'be ou Vacc- 1947
AFRICAN special African tribal mask African Masque Bidjogo Dung'be ou Vacc- 1947
AFRICAN special African tribal mask African Masque Bidjogo Dung'be ou Vacc- 1947
AFRICAN special African tribal mask African Masque Bidjogo Dung'be ou Vacc- 1947
AFRICAN special African tribal mask African Masque Bidjogo Dung'be ou Vacc- 1947
AFRICAN special African tribal mask African Masque Bidjogo Dung'be ou Vacc- 1947
AFRICAN special African tribal mask African Masque Bidjogo Dung'be ou Vacc- 1947
AFRICAN special African tribal mask African Masque Bidjogo Dung'be ou Vacc- 1947

AFRICAN special African tribal mask African Masque Bidjogo Dung'be ou Vacc- 1947    AFRICAN special African tribal mask African Masque Bidjogo Dung'be ou Vacc- 1947
Masque Bidjogo Dung'be ou Vacca bruto-30.5/22 CM. Masque with horns, it comes from the Bidjogo, located in the Bissagos Archipelago consisting of some thirty islands mask off the coast of mask Guinea-Bissau. Tapestry nails, metal slats and red textiles adorn this mask featuring a bovine head with ajar mouth. The nostrils also have a ring. The mask is worn before or at the end of the initiation ceremonies, by a young initiate.

Cabaro, which will bend and bend, conveying the idea of a vigorous but still untamed young animal, and the need to go through the initiation process in order to acquire discipline and mastery. These types of mask appear today for entertainment parties and on the occasion of the passage of distinguished visitors. It was indeed the Portuguese sailors who introduced the animal to the archipelago in the 15th century. This population grows rice in swampy areas, and also provides forits livelihood from fishing. Other zoomorphic mask are produced, some related to aquatic fauna, and statues embodying deities, with triangularfaces, named iran which have an apotropaic function and are placed sheltered in sanctuaries.

An original patina covers the item. African art Goli's Baule Mask Authentic Antique Hand Carved-1754.

African Tribal Art Wooden Carved Mask African Mask Bobo Buni Plank Mask-1793. African Tribal Art Mask African Marka Bras Antique Hand Carved African Mask 1591.

Authentic Antique Hand Carved African Mask GURO Seli masks 1571. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\African\1900-Now\Masks". The seller is "naga_4823" and is located in this country: US.

This item can be shipped to Canada.

  1. Country/Region of Manufacture: Congo
  2. Culture: African
  3. Handmade: Yes
  4. Modified Item: No
  5. Provenance: Ownership History Not Available


AFRICAN special African tribal mask African Masque Bidjogo Dung'be ou Vacc- 1947    AFRICAN special African tribal mask African Masque Bidjogo Dung'be ou Vacc- 1947