Mask ~ Kwele ~ No:1
Story behind the product ~ The Kwele mask displays a flat surface and often has a whitened heart-shaped face, triangular nose, coffee bean eyes and small or non-existent mouth. This mask with two large horns represents the antelope. The faces of this type of mask are usually painted in black with some traces of white kaolin, earth, feathers, and other pigment associated with the Kwele representing light and clarity, the two essential factors in the fight against evil. The Kwele occupy a great forest region on the borders of Gabon, Cameroon and the Republic of Congo.
Country of origin ~ Gabon, Cameroon and the Republic of Congo
Materials ~ Indigenous Wood.
Dimensions ~ 23cm W x 8cm D x 40cm H
All measurements are approximate.
Each piece has been intricately created by hand. If there are small flaws it is a celebration of 'made by hand', making each and every piece unique with tiny little differences.
Note about shipping ~ Freight is not calculated at checkout as we will individually source the best price for your order. Freight quotes are based on volume of stock and destination.