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.
Yoruba Nigeria
Aged patina from years of tribal use

Provenance:Dr Van der Schotte, Ghent, Belgium

Price: please Inquire