Beaded Ceremonial Mask – Ghana
This is a beaded ceremonial mask made in Ghana. Label affixed. The bead work is quite intricate and the end result is pleasing, indeed. Gold, metal appliqués for the nose and forehead are affixed to this deciduous wood mask. Excellent condition. $175. 12″ Dia. x 3.5″ D. Wt: 2 lb. 1 kg.
Decorative Mask Wall Hanging
This is a decorative mask that is used as a wall hanging. It is carved from hardwood and stained dark brown with some ochre coloured highlights. The warrior stands strong with his many wives displayed on his head gear – in this case six. probably 30-40 years old. C. 1970. Could be older. Very good condition. $200. Size: 27″ H x 10″ W x 2.5″ D. Wt: 5 lb. 2.8 kg.
Fabulous African Rasta mask that’s approximately 50-75 years old. Hardwood and hemp. The hemp is braided, woven tied and knotted into dread knot . Very thick hair and full beard with multiple layers. Stained dark brown with wear showing lighter brown. Extraordinary work. Excellent condition. Wear it to work! $1,250. Size: 30″ L x 14″ W x 5″ D. Wt: 2.5 lb. 1.2 kg.
This is a decorative mask that is a lot of fun and is well created. I think it is acrylic on softwood. Black background with coloured dots of paint in the rough, modern, pointillism style. Some pinstripe brushwork as well C. 1980. Could be older. Very good condition. $125. Size: 19.5″ H x 4.75″ W x 2.5″ D. Wt: 2 lb. .9 kg.
A hand carved, ceremonial hardwood mask from the Ivory Coast. Painstakingly hollowed out to quite a smooth interior finish. The mask is rather small leading me to believe that this was made for a woman. Quite a lot of detail with a protruding, horned high-piece. Various holes in the circumference allow it to be tied to various sized people. Definitely an antique. Early last century or previous. Excellent condition with one minor repair. No signature visible. $600. Size: 13.5″ H x 7″ W x 3.25″ D. Wt: 1.5 lb. .7 kg.
Black Tribal Mask
An African, carved tribal mask with with contrasting black stain and grey paint. It has a circumference of handmade and hand knotted hemp twine as a decorative element. Tiny, small headed nails hold the hemp in place. Believed to be softwood as it isn’t very heavy. No signature apparent. C. 1940. Excellent condition. $250. Size: 13.25 ” H x 7.5″ W x 3″ D. Wt: 2 lb. .9 kg.