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Bamana Mask (N° 24475)

Bambara tribal art has produced a diversity of African masks.
Established in central and southern Mali, the Bambara,Bamana" or "unbelievers< /i> ", as the Muslims have called them, belong to the great Mande group. The society of Kore is divided into eight classes of initiates, the sixth of which is that of the hyenas, or surukuw.

Net, geometric and angular volumes , distinguish this type of animal masks where the long nose is associated with sensory and spiritual perception. Fine criss-crossing incisions stand out on the dark satin surface.
Erosions and cracks. Height on base: 55 cm.
Source: "Black African Animal Masks", G.Massa and C.Dewé. ed. Sepia.  

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OriginEx-collection française
Height cm43
Width16 cm
Weight2.10 Kg
Estimated datingcirca 1960
Socle includedYes

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