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Lid with Figurative Head Description English: Carved darkwood container lid: carved cylindrical center section vertical as opposed to two horizontal elements above and below (hat and lid cover). Facial area at center has protruding ears (perforataed), slit eyes with crescent brows above, and nose with nostrils which blend into cheeks; mouth a small puntated slit. Incising lines vertically at forehead center: forehead area below 'hair' line and above eyes... C 19 27.9 x 22.9 x 22.9 cm

Lid with Figurative Head Description English: Carved darkwood container lid…

Boki Janus Headcrest, Cross River Region, Nigeria | lot | Sotheby's

Boki Janus Headcrest, Cross River Region, Nigeria | lot | Sotheby's

AF566: Raras máscara Ibo

Rare Ibo Dance Crest Mask Nsukka area, Nigeria, Africa Wood with natural pigment color and German bluing.

Helmet Mask With Horns Geography: Made in Sierra Leone Culture: Southern Bullom

Helmet Mask With Horns Geography: Made in Sierra Leone Culture: Southern Bullom

Mask (bikeghe) Late C 19 - early C 20 - Masks such as this one appeared in Fang initiations and at other ceremonial occasions largely concerned with community crisis and protection. Some of these masks are elongated, others have two or four faces. Both types frequently show white, heart-shaped faces framed by arching brows. This large mask with variegated coloring is called bikeghe and is said to represent a part-human, part-animal force responsible for ensuring soci

Mask (bikeghe) Late C 19 - early C 20 - Masks such as this one appeared in Fang…

Mask.  See too the following site for additional African mask images and information: http://www.zyama.com/index.htm

I would like this better with rams horns and no ears.love the main face.

Africa | Anthropomorphic vessel from the Mangbetu people of DR Congo | Terracotta, metal and glass beads

Africa | Anthropomorphic vessel from the Mangbetu people of DR Congo | Terracotta, metal and glass beads

Africa | Helmet mask from the Kuba-Kete people of DR Congo | Wood, kaolin

Kuba-Kete Helmet Mask, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Statue janiforme, Songye, République Démocratique du Congo SONGYE JANIFORM FIGURE, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO haut. 58 cm 22 4/5 in

Statue janiforme, Songye, République Démocratique du Congo SONGYE JANIFORM FIGURE, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO haut. 58 cm 22 4/5 in

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