Okuyi face mask - PUNU - Gabon
Very beautiful feminine PUNU face mask. With a typical finely worked hairdress and a very nice face painted in red, brown, white and traces of blue.
A PUNU mask embodies the close connection between the world of the living and the dead in African beliefs. They are mostly feminine in nature.The number and position of the scarifications varies per style or ethnic group. These distinctive signs, called mabinda, were made in children around the age of ten to fourteen.
Overall good condition, possible traces of use and age. The slightly fades colors gives this mask a distinguished look. Take a good look at the pictures.
Dimensions approx .:
Height: 11.8 inch, 30 cm
Width: 7.5 inch, 19 cm
Depth: 4.7 inch, 12 cm
Sold without the stand
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