Mask of worship Gelede Yoruba Nago - SOLD OUT

The complexity of the mask in African art related to Gelede

The company Gelede celebrating the place of the mother-woman in the Yoruba universe, has a multitude of masks.

The mask itself is usually surmounted by a plateau or complex complex accompanied by various zoomorphic representations and / or anthropomorphic, all cleverly colored.

The Gelede cult is a practice of Yoruba present in Benin, which still takes place today. The value of this mask has been estimated by the independent experts of the Auction House Catawiki. We offer this authentic mask at a price lower than the low estimate.

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Data sheet

Presumed dating
1st half XXth century
Size
48 x 25 cm
Expert's estimate
550 - 650 €
Ethnic group
Yoruba
Material(s)
Wood
Country
Benin
Origin
Tribal Art Collection Luxembourg

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