This is an Extraordinary Large Red Beaded Bush Water Buffallo Mask from the Bamileke Tribal People of Cameroon. This Bamileke Water Buffallo mask is carved out of wood has cowrie shells horns and all covered with African glass beads in an intricate pattern. This mask would be worn with costume as an important segment of a ritual dance sequence related to initiations and public performances. The Water Buffallo symbolizes power, and is the third in the sequence and third in rank below the leopard and elephant. This mask is a strong well-carved-example of the art of Cameroon and carries symbolic meaning as well as aesthetic reflection of the artistically sophisticated Bamileke people. This is Museum quality and one of a kind. This Water Buffallo mask would compliment your collection and your home.
COMES ON A STAND THIS MASK AND STAND WILL BE SHIPPED SEPARABLY AND COME IN 2 BOXES.
This mask shows some age and bead and cowrie shell discoloration, but is in excellent condition.
One of a Kind and Museum Quality.
Mask on Stand
40" Long Nose to Horns
12" wide Bottom Face
14" wide Eyes to Eyes
21" wide Horn to Horn
7" deep Snout
15" deep Head
10" deep Horns to Front
7" wide Bottom
3" deep Bottom
2 1/2" deep Across Top
2 1/2" wide Across Top
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