Boa mask, mid-20th century

Boa mask, mid-20th century

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Very beautiful Boa mask, mid-20th century from Congo from the Boa tribe.

A unique piece. The single item shown in the picture is the exact item you will receive.

The Boa are mainly known for their masks, believed to be used in ceremonies related to war, to strengthen the courage of the warrior or to celebrate victories. These masks have wide-set, prominent, round ears, suggesting alertness, and are covered alternately with dark and light pigments. Ancient masks have been described belonging to warlike or secret associations and are considered war masks or diguises used for hunting although their precise function is not known

Dimensions and Specifications - Shipment information

- Width: 24 cm

- Height: 44 cm

- Depth: 15 cm

- Weight (item packed): 4 kg

- Era: 1940-50

- Style: Ethnic Arts - Tribal Arts

- Item Weight (kg): 2

- Parcel Weight: 4