A BREATHTAKING FIRESPITTER MASK, SENOUFO TRIBE BURKINA FASO ( No 1827)

Price
$511
A large Firespitter mask from the Senoufo tribe of Burkina Faso from the poro secret society.  Made of wood, with metal teeth and polychrome patina.  The painted colours makes an oblique reference to the French flag.  Its animal motifs include the buffalo, the warthog, the crocodile and the antelope.  There are also small chameleons running down its snout.    It is in solid condition with some old erosion and indigenous repairs. We guarantee that this item has been tribally used.  Width approx 65cm

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