late c19th early c20th west african carved ebony tribal mask

Late C19th/ early C20th West African carved ebony tribal mask .



Item Ref

ML 1902


Late C19th/early C20th West African carved ebony tribal mask .
Decorative larger-scale African ebony wall mask of striking design . The face of ovoid asymmetric form with characterful shaped nose, pierced eyes and mouth . The hair depicted as braided rows swept back from the forehead. The reverse with carved hollow back .
Some minor imperfection / historic repair to the left cheek below the eye .
H 17"
W 13"
D 5"
Africa c. 1900
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Internal Ref: ML 1902


Height = 44 cm (18")
Width = 33 cm (13")
Depth = 12 cm (5")

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