A Fine Fang Ceremonial Mask from Dafco Gallery
- Item Number
- Estimated Value
- $795 USD
- Opening Bid
- $350 USD
Bid for a Fine Fang Ceremonial Mask courtesy of Dafco Gallery.
Fang Peoples, Gabon: early -mid 20th century The stylistic features are typical of the Fang are all here; very broad, quarter-spherical forehead, doucle arched over eyes sockets, heart-shaped face, projecting mouth, headdress with a with a crest semi-circular scarring on the brow and cheeks, exaggerated to inspire fear. White kaolin is the color of the spirit. Created as an instrument of terror, the mask still suggest the tripartitie power of healer, man and heavenly spirit.
Ethnic Group: Fang
Country of Origin: Gabon
Graciously donated by Dafco Gallery.
This package will be featured at our live event on Saturday, November 23, 2019. Online bidding for this item will end on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. Please place a reserve bid if you don't want this prize to get away at the live event. Winners will be notified on Monday, November 25, 2019.
H: 30in., W: 12in.
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