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artkabinett art posted by gachi
Ribessa

artkabinett art posted by kerryemjo
stoger
Material/Medium:
oil on wood

artkabinett art posted by lourdes cremata
Chokwe Utenu Mask - Zaire Zambia
Material/Medium:
Fabric, grass net, organic material compressed to form face.
Personal Notes About This Work:
Early 20th century. Former collection of Mr. Alfred Austerlitz, N.Y.

artkabinett art posted by lourdes cremata
Pende Deformity Mask, distorted face in three colors.
Material/Medium:
wood, grass rope, pigments
Personal Notes About This Work:
Mid 20th century, beautiful example with plenty of character.

artkabinett art posted by lourdes cremata
Igbo Obodo Enyi Izi Elephant Headcrest, Nigeria
Material/Medium:
Wood and pigments
Personal Notes About This Work:
Mid 20th century.

artkabinett art posted by lourdes cremata
Chokwe Mwna Pwo Mask, Angola / DR of Congo
Material/Medium:
Wood, hairdo from braided plant fibres.
Personal Notes About This Work:
Second half of the 20th century.

artkabinett art posted by lourdes cremata
Senufo Kalao Bird Headdress, Cote D'ivoire
Material/Medium:
Wood, metal, cowrie shells, natural fiber basket.
Personal Notes About This Work:
Mid 20th century.

artkabinett art posted by lourdes cremata
Baule, Cote D'ivoire
Material/Medium:
Wood and pigments
Personal Notes About This Work:
Mid 20th century.This is a fine example of the Baule’s refined sculpture style in mask making.

artkabinett art posted by lourdes cremata
Chokwe, Angola / DR of Congo
Material/Medium:
Wood, cowrie shells and fabric.
Personal Notes About This Work:
Second half of 20th century. A great dramatic piece.

artkabinett art posted by lourdes cremata
Igbo Maiden Spirit Mmwo Mask, Southern Nigeria
Material/Medium:
Wood and pigments
Personal Notes About This Work:
Second half of 20th century.