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Punu Okuyi Belly Mask African Art

Regular Price: $290.00

Special Price: $166.00

Product #: 128830
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Title Punu Okuyi Belly Mask African Art
Type of Object Mask
Country of Origin Gabon
People Punu
Materials Wood, pigment
Approximate Age 20th century
Dimensions Height: 19 Inches
Width: 8.5 Inches
Depth: 6 Inches
Overall Condition Good. Most of our pieces have spent decades on at least two continents, and have been treasured by several owners.   Small splits, scrapes and cracks are a normal part of their patina attesting to their age and extensive use.  We examine each piece carefully when we receive it and report any damage we find in our listings.  Please look carefully at the pictures which may also reveal condition and damage.

Additional Information: This is a Okuyi Punu belly mask. The mask is soaked with kaolin, which in ancient times was mixed with human bone powder. On the belly of the maskis a beautifully carved child’s face.

Recommended Reading: Kerchache's ART OF AFRICA