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Dance crest mask with a bust surmounted by the head of a horned animal.
The bust is embellished with a rope and a geometric chiseled decoration.
Red-dyed threads hang from the animal's ears, its mouth is threatening and shows teeth.
The horns are surrounded by strings which are held together with nails.
Old lacks at the level of the horns.
A cavity at the back of the head contained the magical charge used to "animate" the spirit of the bush represented by this crest.
Threads, ropes, nails and wood with beautiful patina of use.
Idoma people, Nigeria
Mid 20th century
|Height (cm)||29 cm|
|Shipping Cost||18 €|
|Shipping Time||Ready to ship in 4-7 Business Days|
|Location||69620, Ternand, France|
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