This is a lovely Black Wood and Fiber wrapped Ancestor Dance Mask from the North Coast of the Lower Sepik River, Papua New Guinea. This mask has the classic beaked nose and diagonal eyes which is indicative to the Lower Sepik Region.This beautiful Dance Mask is used for extensive periods of time for village ceremonies and initiations. When danced the ancestor spirits are responsible for the success of important ceremonies, activities, such as hunting, fishing and warfare. This is a wonderful mask that would be beautiful in your home or add to your collection.
Shows age and Natural Wear 15.5 Inches Tall 8 Inches Wide 4 3/4 Inches Deep AT BACARA WE STAND BEHIND ALL OF OUR MERCHANDISE. WE CAN PROVIDE REFERENCES FOR ALL ARTIFACTS THAT WE SELL, AS WELL AS DOCUMENTATION TOWARD THEIR AUTHENTICITY. YOUR SATISFACTION IS OUR MAIN GOAL, AND WE THANK YOU FOR SHOPPING AT BACARA. The item "Papua New Guinea Mask Black Wood Lower Sepik River Ancestor Mask" is in sale since Thursday, May 9, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\Pacific Islands & Oceania".
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