The Pounou live in the south of Gabon and in the south of the Republic of Congo. Most Pounou masks are white masks, white symbolizing the ancestor.
Black people have a judicial function. The features of Okuyi masks, the most common masks, are realistic. The hairstyles are complex, the mouths protruding, the globular eyes half closed. This type of mask was danced on a stilt and accompanied funerals and celebrations. Material: Dense and heavy wood.Dimensions: H 10 cm x L 21 x W 12 cm +/. POUNOU MASK The Pounou live in the south of Gabon and in the south of the Republic of Congo. Wikipedia source Material: Dense and heavy wood Dimensions: H 10 cm x L 21 x W 12 cm +/- WEIGHT: 500 grs REF G2 / 190811. The item "Mask African Pounou Punu Gabon Art Tribale Ritual Ethnic G2/5" 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.