Fang Ngil Wood Carved Tribal Mask Gabon


Product sku OM100


Fang Ngil wood carved tribal mask from Gabon. Beautiful carved wood mask with natural stains and paints. Used in ceremony with the change of seasons or for new members of the tribe. This light wooden mask also represents the spirit of an ancestor and was used for social control by Ngil the judiciary association. The facial markings, abstract features, and strong, elegant lines are typical of Fang masks and were among the most influential of 20th century modern art.

Length 8 in
Depth 6 in
Height 16 in

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