19th Century African Antelope Mask19th Century African Antelope Mask19th Century African Antelope Mask19th Century African Antelope Mask19th Century African Antelope Mask19th Century African Antelope Mask

This elegantly styled, horned Antelope mask is from the Bobo people of Burkina Faso. Carved from a single block of wood, It is decorated overall with incised geometric designs, the surface decorated with kaolin white clay and the remnants of colored pigments. It is mounted on a contemporary, museum-style black steel stand.

Late 19th Century (c.1885). Condition: Some pigment can be seen on the worn surface. Overall evidence of handling and aged wood.

Mask Height: 20.5″
Width: 12″
Height with custom-made metal stand: 30"

ITEM ID
9068
ITEM TYPE
Antique

19th Century African Antelope Mask

$3,800


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