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new Large Vintage Bamileke Elephant Mask, Cameroon, Decorative, Tribal, Circa 1930

Large Vintage Bamileke Elephant Mask, Cameroon, Decorative, Tribal, Circa 1930

£1,295.00
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Our Stock # 18.8456

This is a large vintage Bamileke elephant mask. A Cameroonian, ebonised hardwood decorative tribal mask, dating to the early 20th century, circa 1930.

  • Exceptional tribal decorative piece, adorned with period coins and shells
  • Displays a desirable aged patina and in good original order
  • Enthusiastically carved and decorated ebonised hardwood
  • Wonderful elephant head form, with copious decorative flourishes
  • Brass tusks and trunk end present beaming golden tones
  • Gilt metal bird to centre with crocodile figures set within the ears
  • French Cameroun 1 Franc coins inset to the head, with wonderfully aged tones
  • Contrasting borders of courie shells add further interest
  • Small brass mounting loop to reverse for wall hanging

This is a striking vintage Bamileke elephant mask, with large proportion and a delightfully decorative appearance. Superb for collectors of African tribal interest or display. Delivered polished and ready to enjoy.

Dimensions:
Max Width: 28.5cm (11.25'')
Max Depth: 26cm (10.25'')
Max Height: 97cm (38.25'') 


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