Beete Mask - Antilope (Booang)




Beete Mask – Antilope (Booang)


Kwele people, Gabon or Republic of Congo
Wood, pigments
High 30 cm.


Beete Mask – Antilope (Booang), this elegant antelope face mask displays a flat surface, it has horns curved above the whitened surface of the antelope. At their base, the horns extend out so that they form a V. The horns are painted white to their midpoint, above this point, they are painted black up to their sharp attenuated tips and are angled so they meet at the summit.


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Ex Collection M. G., Chicago, Illinois.