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Fang Face Mask Ngil Society Gabon African
Kwele African Mask Gabon
Fang maskWood, kaolin and pigment prior to 1952 - Ever since they were "discovered" by modern artists in the first decades of the 20th century, Fang masks have most often been seen, in private collections and museums alike, in their most classic and characteristic form: that of the masks of the ngil, so, ngontang and ekeket initiatory societies. This rare and ancient specimen throws a remarkably nuanced light on the commonly accepted typology applied to this iconic corpus. Among...
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Africa | Mask from the Fang people of Gabon. Traditionally these types of masks were worn by the Ngil society to ensure the adherence of the community to the law and social order.
African art - Mask Kwele Ekuk
mask, D. R. Congo, Mbole
Masque gorille Kwélé
A LEGA MASK, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO of oval form, and pierced around the rim for the attachment of a fiber beard, with concave heart shaped facial plane, slit mouth and raised linear nose flanked by pierced slit eyes; aged patina with traces of kaolin. height 9 1/2 in. 24.1 cm