A fragmentary helmet mask

600.00

In stock

Category: SKU: DSC00990

Description

A fragmentary helmet mask of the Koré society, pierced through with circular holes for eyes and mouth, a domed comblike coiffure. The Kore Society is one of the oldest and most prominent Bamana masking societies. Several masks like this one have anthropomorphic shapes. The truly exceptional feature of this particular mask, has an exceptionally high aged patina and verifies a longlasting ritual use; heavy, hard wood.

800 – 1.000,- Euro

Height: 45 cm
Weight: 1,2 kg

Additional information

Weight 1.2 kg