A BAMANA MASK, MALI, of hollowed form, carved with the abstract features of a hyena with squared mouth, massive flat nose, bulging forehead, two elegantly curved ears and a cylindrical protrusion in between; varied brown patina. height 19 in. 48.2 cm
Africa Mask "kore" from the Marka people of Mali wood, dark brown patina, indigo blue pigment, sheet metal and red dyed fiber All along the Niger this mask type is used for ceremonies associated with fishing and agriculture.
exhibitor of Suruku hyena mask Hardwood with ancient brown-black patina and red highlights Bamana culture, Koulikoro region, Mali Dated century H 53 cm This mask is striking not only because of its size, but also because of the vigorous yet knowing fe