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Well known for white-faced masks (Okuyi), the ethnic group that this was acquired from (Mpongwe) has two separate uses for masks like this.
Costumed ceremonies include rites of passage and funerary events.
This mask was used for the later. The typical Okuyi performer wears a… Continue reading
Ogooue River Region, Gabon. Circa 1970s
14" tall x 8" wide x 4.5" deep
$ 165.00 USD