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an important bamana mask,ex schoeller

an important bamana mask,ex schoeller


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: African: Pre 1920: Item # 1297431
galerie Cecile Kerner
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19,rue Lebeau Brussels 1000
Belgium
32475830042

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 €9,500.00 
very important ntomo mask ,bamana ,this type of mask belonged to Young boys not yet circumcised The small mouth makes reference to the most important message of that society control of the speech and silence virtues The 8 horns in comb shape srmounting the head are an allusion to the feminine sex .this mask can be situated at the end of 19th century beginning of 20th.Ex andre schoeller ,ex dot beppe berna ,ex private collection belgium