African Guere Dan Mask Zaire

$319.20

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This is a wonderful Guere Dan Mask from the Zaire in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Both the Dan and Guere and Wee have dynamic masking associations known as Poro that initiate the young and regulate society. Poro is an exclusively restricted men’s society, however masks between the Wee and their Dan neighbors are divided into male and female categories based on their form and details. The exaggerated features of this mask, though vaguely human, refer to forces in the bush whose energy and powers add to the authority of the spirit represented. In the past they are also said to have been in the bush camps when the boys were being initiated. Wee masks like this were meant to instill fear through their appearance combining human and animal features and remembrance of the masks aggressive behavior in the past. A great Mask to add to your collection or home.

Shows age, but in good condition.

15" Tall
5 3/4" Wide
5" Deep

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