Yoruba Gelede Mask Adugbologe SOLD
A Good Yoruba Gelede mask, SOLD
Old label attributing it the carver Adugbologe
The Gelede masquerade is associated with
the recognition of the power of woman and moreover the appeasement of potential witches, the masquerade incorporates a large corpus of mask styles which are kept in a special house and only brought out and used during the Gelede celebrations.
Aged patina from years of tribal use
Provenance:Dr Van der Schotte, Ghent, Belgium
Price: please Inquire