African mask antiques, African Art wall art OLD African Wall Decor Plank Mask-45.8/16 CM. African Wall Decor Plank Mask, painted by the Bwa people from central Burkina Faso and Mali. They are a Gur people, speaking Gur languages. While the Bobo people, also from Burkina Faso, speak the Bobo language, a Mande language. Both these masks are are Bwa Hawk or Owl masks, we believe. The way to tell the difference between a Butterfly and an Owl mask is the Butterfly has a continuation of round circles on the wings and the Owl does not. The Southern Bwa are known for their tall plank masks and tend to use wood to make their masks. In the late 1800. SIZE OF THE MASK. An original patina covers the item. African Face Mask African power and spiritual dance Bird Mask Ge Gon-3808. African Hand Carved Decorative African, African, GURO Passport Mask guro–4148. African Vintage Hand African BIG African power and spiritual role Wooden -3388. Carved from a single handcrafted piece of wood Figuur mannelijk Metoko – 4179. 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: Mali
- Handmade: Yes
- Modified Item: No
- Culture: African