Old Bobo Bird Dance Mask Helmet Burkina Faso-40/14 CM. Superb Burkina Faso BoBo Bird dance helmet mask This beautifully styled BWA Bird mask from Burkina Faso, the BWA people, also known as Bobo Ule, carve masks which represent protective bush spirits. The masks are painted with a clay based paint. During ceremonies, highly skilled dancers wear these masks. Ceremonies are performed on various occasions which include initiations, harvests and funerals. An original patina covers the item. Vintage Hand Carved Wooden Tribal African Art Face Mask (Kpeliye’e) -2129. West African Bird Mask (Ge Gon) mask Vintage Hand Carved Wooden decor Mask- 2054. African art Fang Ngil Masque heaume Mask 985. African Tribal Art Wooden Carved Carved Wooden Chiwara Antelope Sculpture 1370. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\African\1900-Now\Masks”. The seller is “naga_4823″ and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Provenance: Ownership History Not Available
- Time Period Manufactured: 1600-1900
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Burkina Faso
- Handmade: Yes
- Modified Item: No
- Culture: African