African Okuyi Helmet Mask from Gabon

SKU 00505
$250.00
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Beautiful vintage Punu helmet mask from Gabon. Has a face painted in white kaoline. Very nice patina. The mask is decorated with a lot of cowrie shells and has a 'helmet' covered with canvas. A strand of colored beads and cowrie shells frame the face. Sold with temporary display stand.

Punu masks embody the close connection between the world of the living and the dead in African beliefs. They are mostly feminine in nature.

About 19 1/2" H x 7" W x 9" D with included stand. Stand base is 5" W x 5" D

Place of origin: Gabon

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