A GENUINE VINTAGE AFRICAN TRIBAL MASK DEPICTING A HORNED DEVIL WITH HAIR

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A GENUINE VINTAGE AFRICAN TRIBAL MASK WITH HAIR - MADE FROM SOFTWOOD, CIRCA 1950s.

ITEM DESCRIPTION

WITH ITS GRUESOME FEATURES AND LARGE HORNS, THIS TRIBAL MASK IS MEANT TO PROBABLY MEANT TO DEPICT SOME KIND OF DEVIL OR DEMON. THE CARVING IS SIMPLE BUT EFFECTIVE.

VERY GOOD CONDITION OVERALL. THERE ARE ONE OR TWO MINOR CRACKS IN THE WOOD BUT THE MASK STILL FEELS STRONG AND STURDY. AT SOME POINT THE MASK HAS BEEN PAINTED AND MUCH OF THIS HAS FADED GIVING IT A WONDERFUL VINTAGE APPEARANCE. THE HAIR IS MADE OF SOME KIND OF ROUGH NATURAL FIBRE AND IS ATTACHED WELL.

THIS FIGURE WAS THE PROPERTY OF AN OXFORDSHIRE GENTLEMAN WHO LIVED IN VARIOUS PARTS OF AFRICA INCLUDING MALI, CONGO, SOMALIA AND KENYA THROUGHOUT THE 1950s AND 1970s. PLEASE TAKE A LOOK AT OUR OTHER LISTINGS - WE HAVE A NUMBER OF OTHER VINTAGE AFRICAN CARVED ITEMS FOR SALE.

DIMENSIONS:

Height excluding hair: 38cm

Height including hair: 84cm

Width: 22cm Depth: 8cm

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