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Eket Mask from Nigeria (198)

£120.00
SKU:
AFMB198
Weight:
0.50 KGS
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Product Description

Eket Mask from Nigeria

The Eket people are a small ethnic group in southeastern Nigeria, neighbours of the Ibibio and Ogoni.

The sculptural art of the Eket includes dance crests, marionettes and 3 different mask types: plank masks, smaller, round, flat mask and face masks as the actual present.

Masks such as these were used by members of the ‘Ekpo’ and ‘Ekong’ societies of the Eket for dances during harvest festivals.

 

PLEASE NOTE THIS MASK IS NOT OLD BUT ACHIEVED IN SITU.

THIS MASK WILL ADD BEAUTY TO ANY HOME OR OFFICE.

Provenance: Ex English Collection

Estimated date: Early 21 century

Country: Nigeria

Material: Wood

Stand: No included

Height: 29cm

Width: 19cm

Weight: 500g

 

If you have a specific question or comment about this product please e-mail us: gallerypreira@african-sculpture.co.uk

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A collection of African tribal arts, which we currently have for sale. Each piece is authentic and unique.

The collection are enriched with pieces acquired by sources in Africa and from private collectors. We guarantee the authenticity of every items.