From a private Collection
Superb Rare Old circa 1940 or older Burkina Faso BoBo fyng Bufalo dance helmet mask w/ custom black iron stand
This beautifully styled BWA buffalo mask from Burkina Faso, the BWA people, also known as Bobo Ule, carve masks which represent protective bush spirits. The masks are painted with a clay based paint. During ceremonies, highly skilled dancers wear these masks. Ceremonies are performed on various occasions which include initiations, harvests and funerals.
measures approx : 26.75" h by 10" w by 10" D