A zoomorphic Bobo mask
A zoomorphic Bobo mask
A zoomorphic Bobo mask
A zoomorphic Bobo mask
A zoomorphic Bobo mask
A zoomorphic Bobo mask
A zoomorphic Bobo mask
A zoomorphic Bobo mask
A zoomorphic Bobo mask
A zoomorphic Bobo mask
A zoomorphic Bobo mask
A zoomorphic Bobo mask
A zoomorphic Bobo mask
A zoomorphic Bobo mask
A zoomorphic Bobo mask
A zoomorphic Bobo mask
A zoomorphic Bobo mask

A zoomorphic Bobo mask

ABC04263

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A zoomorphic Bobo mask, from the region Banfora, Burkina Faso, in the form of an antelope’s head, an open mouth, pierced, crescent-shaped eyes of dried red berries, the face crowned by tall arching horns and a single crest and framed by two large ears, around the rim pierced through for attachment; brown to blackened patina, traces of age and ritual use. Provenance Fousseni Ango.

Lit.: Christopher D. Roy/Thomas G.B. Wheelock: Land of the Flying Masks. Art and Culture in Burkina Faso. The Thomas G. B. Wheelock Collection, München 2007, p. 416; Tiziana & Gianni Baldizzone: Die Regenmacher. Maskenzauber und Stammesriten, Paris 2020; Till Förster: Skulptur in Westafrika. Masken und Figuren aus Burkina Faso. Sammlung "Burkina Faso" aus dem Morat-Institut für Kunst und Kunstwissenschaft, Freiburg im Breisgau, Bremen 1995.

500 - 600,- Euro

Height: 54 cm
Weight: 1,60 kg