This is a fine example of African tribal art With many horns giving it an evil appearance. This is a very rare piece as it is a fetish mask. With a large ancestor spirit carving. The ancestor figure has been bound in spiritual rope around its neck. Blood of a sacrificed goat was poured over the horns and ground Guinea fowl feathers, chicken excrement, sacred soil and magic herbs were then rubbed into the mask. Size 48cm x 25 cm This mask was exhibited At the "war masks if West Africa" at the "parcours des mondes" in paris 2014 and the "war masks of the poro society" exhibition at the London olympia tribal show 2015. The item "Guere gela war mask african tribal mask fetish" is in sale since Sunday, December 13, 2015.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic Antiques\African". The seller is "wandererswonders" and is located in Ashford. This item can be shipped worldwide.