Fish puppet - Bozo - Mali - SOLD

The Bozo are known as "masters of the river", and their culture centers around their interaction with the Niger River. Bozo Fish puppets were used for performances in the region of the Bamana city of Segou or the Bozo area of Mopti, by Sogo ba masquerade. Dance troops of young men, members of local youth groups. The sing, dance, drum, manipulate puppets or dance masks in creating performances called Sogo Ba.Origin : private collection, France Dating : 1950'sSize : 41 x 10 cm Material : wood 

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Presumed dating
Mid XXth century
Size
Ethnic group
Bozo
Country
Mali
Origin
Tribal art collection France

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