African Tribal Face Mask Rare & Old Tribal Used African Gela Guere War Horn-33/28.3 CM. Extraordinary Gela War Mask from the Guere tribe of Iv. The term Gela refers to the animated being comprised of face mask, costume, and the wearer beneath. The mask present many natural horns blending animal and human elements. Gela masks have been given a variety of identities that, rather than describing their physical appearance, are linked to the powers associated with the mask persona. The Guere ethnic group are found traditionally in Iv. They are associated with the Wobe, Kran, Gere and others and are often grouped together with them as “We” people. The mask of the We people are often grimacing, fierce looking. SIZE OF THE MASK. An original patina covers the item. 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