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African Bamileke Headdress Mask w/ Stand
$1,355.00
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CARE N/A
COLOR multi
CONDITION Very Good; bead losses, cracks
DIMENSIONS 9" L x 8" W x 24.5" H
ERA Vintage: 1910-1950
MADE OF wood/iron/raffia
ESTIMATED ARRIVAL May 04 - May 09
RETURNS This item is non-returnable. You may cancel your order within 24 hours of purchase. See our Return Policy for details.
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Why we love this
Bamileke beaded headdress mask with stand from Cameroon. Male character carving with raffia beard, hole in top, and wood carving on crown imitating cowrie shells. The Bamileke are among the artistic elite of the Cameroon Grasslands area. They are ruled by kings, and many of their masks are for royal festivities. Bead losses and cracks in the wood.
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