Mask, c. 1935 Equatorial Africa, Gabon, century wood, Overall: h.
African Art, Africa Art, African Artwork
online.native-auctions.com Collected by C. Duponcheel during his journey in Gabon in the 1960's. Worn by itinerant troubadours and for hunting and punishing sorcerers. Typical large and elongated mask covered with kaolin and featuring a nice heart-shaped face with a long, fine nose.