An amazing Gelede Mask

350.00

In stock

Category: SKU: DSC08854

Description

An amazing Gelede Mask, Yoruba, Nigeria, in shape of a marionette, the two persons on top, who are holding a coffin in their hands are moveable by strings, with a smal window you can look inside of the coffin to the cardaver, “Qui est propre?” (Who is clean), A mask that was worn at funeral ceremonies and expresses humor and irony with a subliminal laugh that is alien to Western Christian funerals; colourfull painted surface, psartly covered with fabrics.

500 – 600,- Euro

Height: 43 cm
Length: 45 cm
Width: 21 cm
Weight: 3 kg

Additional information

Weight 3 kg