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Yoruba Mask from Nigeria (200)

£145.00
SKU:
AFMB200
Weight:
0.80 KGS
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Product Description

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

Country: Nigeria

Material: Wood

Stand: No included

Height: 29cm

Width: 21cm

Weight: 800g

 

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.

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