African Tribal Art Wooden Carved Mask African A superb The Igbo Mask -1091
The Igbo -43.3/19.8 cm. Ritual Wooden Carved Mask The Igbo believe in one creator, Chi and numerous invisible spirits Wooden Carved Mask and the founding ancestor, Ale the earth goddess. The Igbo Wooden Carved Mask use thousands of Wooden Carved Mask for cult concerns, initiations, funerals, agrarian festivities and entertainment. Social control is exercised through the use of Wooden Carved Mask and figures representing good and evil spirits in the Igbo and Ibibio tribes. The Igbo use thousands of Wooden Carved Mask, which incarnate unspecified spirits of the dead, forming a vast community of souls. The outstanding characteristic of the many Igbo Wooden Carved Mask is that they are painted chalk white, the color of the spirit. Among the Southern Ibo, the ekpe society, introduced from the Cross River area, uses contrasting Wooden Carved Mask to represent the maiden spirit and the elephant spirit, the latter representing ugliness and aggression and the former representing beauty and peacefulness. An original patina covers the item. New listing African Tribal Art Wooden Carved Mask Fine Stunning BAGA NIMBA MASK -1080. African Art mask Dan tribe 865. New listing African Tribal Art Wooden Carved Mask Guro Unique Face Mask 506. African Tribal Art Wooden Carved Antique African Mask - Wood - Guro Mask, - 1123. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\African\1900-Now\Masks". The seller is "black-continent" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Handmade: Yes
- Modified Item: No
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Ghana
- Culture: African
- Provenance: Ownership History Not Available