Masks

Masks and Headgear



Rare Museum Quality Bark Molded Mask. Africa

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    This high forehead, smaller face is typical of of this tiny part of Africa.   Exceedingly rare, especially in this condition.   Acquired from another collector in 1962, […]

Very Rare 1940s Belgian Congo Death Mask.  Bakongo People.  Kongo Sub-Group: Yombe.   DRC.  Africa.

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    The solidarity of the Bakongo people has a long history based on the splendor of the ancient Kongo kingdom and the cultural unity of the Kikongo language. Founded […]

Antique, Handcrafted and Carved Bangkok Mask.  Khon.  Glass / Gold Metal Display Case. Thailand.

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    Khon masks comprise part of the costume of performers of the classical dance – drama of Thailand.  The Khon performance involves singing, dancing, acting and acrobatics, and – […]

Late Period Wooden Egyptian Mummy Mask.  Stand.  Authentic.  Switzerland Collection 1972.  Egypt.

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    From the Late Period ( 664-332 B.C. ) this wood mask was acquired from an antiquity dealer in Southern California.  It has been authenticated by Dr. Serop Simonian […]

Massive Old Tchokwe / Chokwe Helmet Mask. Angola

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    The Chokwe are an ethnic group of Central Africa whose ancestry can perhaps be traced to Mbundu and Mbuti Pygmies.  This “helmet” mask with braids and facial scarifications […]

Antique Tantric Copper Gold Plated Garuda Mask.  Copper.  Nepal.

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    In Hinduism, Garuda is a Hindu divinity.  Many times you see Lord Vishnu riding on Garuda’s back.  Garuda is depicted as having the golden body of a strong […]

Very Rare  Wood Chokwe Bird Mask. Angola / DRC.  Africa. 

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    A rare Chokwe Initiation Bird Mask with deep wood patina. Generally, animal masks have been used in initiation ceremonies to assist in the telling of tribal stories and […]

Ancient Egyptian Wood Mummy Mask.  Period 664 – 30 B.C.  Egypt.

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    During this span of time, Egypt was invaded and occupied by several peoples.  The Persians, in 525 BC, occupied Egypt and made it one of its many provinces.  […]

Stunning Bakuba Mask.  Kuba. Carved Wood.  D.R. Congo.  Africa.

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    The Kuba Kingdom was a conglomerate of several smaller Bushongo-speaking principalities as well as the Kete, Coofa, Mbeengi and the Twa Pygmies.  The original Kuba migrated during the 16th century […]

Tortured Pocket Ceramic Mask.  Raku.  Japan

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    Handcrafted mask of a tortured face.  Raku process which involves hand-shaping of rather porous material.  It is low fired with lead glazes . . . and removed from […]

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