Superb Fang mask with an elongated heart-shaped face painted in white & brown ,
among the Fang such masks are identified with the Ngil society. shows minor losses,due to age and use overall good condition.
African Mask from the Fang Tribe of Gabon were worn worn by spiritual leaders during rituals to ward off evil spirits, or as symbols depicting wealth and prosperity. Hand made from wood
Fang masks such as these and other African tribal art were some of Pablo Picasso's inspiration for much of his work in Cubism.
23.5" h by 9.75"w by 6" d