Mossi Double Bird Mask

c. 1950
$980 USD
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Dimensions
W: 14.0" D: 9.5" H: 26.5"
Materials
Wood
Pigment
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Collection #
CAA1040
Estimated Shipping
$100

The blues, whites, grays, and browns of this double bird mask are a signature feature of master Mossi sculptors from Burkina Faso. This double bird would have been a ritual dancing mask representing its owner's totemic animal. The organic geometry commands the eye, directing viewers to explore the finely wrought details of this entire sculptural object.

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