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Bulu Style Ape Mask. Fang Group. Ngi ritual. Cameroon Grasslands. Africa.

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    Bordering on Cameroon and Gabon, the Bulu are part of the larger Fang group and share cultural similarities.   UNIQUE? Yes, because the Bulu practice the ngi ritual… where members wear this “gorilla” mask to ward off sorcery and poisonings. This anti-witchcraft society whose leadership is… Continue reading

Silverback Gorilla Head Sculpture. Dated and Signed. England

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    This sculpture is a much smaller version of the massive gorilla head I have on the site now (S-8288). However, the detail is phenomenal and the realism is matched.   This limited-edition – from their wildlife series – comes out of the Bowbrook Studios in the heart… Continue reading
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