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# 3575 Old Fang Mask Elongated Face Gabon African Mask 21.5" H

# 3575 Old Fang Mask Elongated Face Gabon African Mask 21.5" H

Regular price $300.00 USD
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This exquisite old Fang mask has an elongated heart-shaped face adorned with white paint, which is traditionally associated with the Ngil society. With dimensions of 21.5" H by 9" W by 9.5" D, this mask is a representation of the Fang tribe of Gabon. A significant component of the tribe's spiritual rituals, these masks are used to ward off evil spirits, as well as to symbolize wealth and prosperity. This captivating African tribal art of the Fang tribe was a source of inspiration for the beloved Pablo Picasso and his works in the movement of Cubism.

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