Yoruba Mask from Nigeria
African mask bearers appearing at funerals are believed to embody the spirit of the deceased person.
These maskers have the power to communicate with the deceased, Yoruba people strongly believe that when they die, they enter the realm of the ancestors or spirit world from where they have influence and power on earth.
Yoruba masks are worn by a traditional healer to drive evil spirits from the possessed person.
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
Stand: No included
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