FONCTION: rare Tyi Wara mask for agricultural rites which is, similarly to antelope crests, is used in planting ceremonies and harvests during the agrarian season.
POPULATION: Bamana or Bambara from Mali, region of Ségou, San Circle.
MATERIAL: dry wood with light patina of use.
SIZE: 47 cm.
STATE OF PRESERVATION: beautiful important light patina without any broken parts or damages caused by use and without any restoration.
ORIGIN: collected in situ from Daba, hunters chief and antique dealer renown in Ségou, Farafi gallery in Aix en Provence, specialist of Malian Arts for twenty five years.
Careful shipping via Colissimo with track & trace and signature required upon receipt. It comes with a certificate with photo and description.
- Nome dell’articolo autoctono
- tyi wara
- Regione / Paese
- metà del XX secolo
- Condizioni discrete
- Con supporto incluso
- 47×22×16 cm