A Fine Kwele Heart Shaped African mask
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Lot 0031 Details
Carved wooden mask from the Kwele of Gabon, Africa. Abstract wooden heart shaped face mask with white kaolin clay pigment that represents a "peaceful Spirit" among the Tribe. Large heart shaped outer ring carved separately from the face mask with diminutive eyes and tiny smile. Overall abstract form with wonderful stylized , a Classic example. Well handled, worn patina. Measures 16 x 10 inches.