Beautiful stylized NGONGTANG mask of the FANG tribe from Gabon. This lovely Ngon-Tang (young white woman) mask is designed with an oval face, a curved forehead and cheeks, a long narrow nose, a small mouth with thin pouting lips, and narrow suspicious eyes. In its perfect form, this mask was used in the Ngon-Tang dance, in order to hunt out witch doctors or cure illness. The mask is decorated with a fine frieze and alternate white and brown triangles and stripes, enhancing its beauty.
Possible traces of use and/or age related waer and tear. Take a good look at the pictures. Dimensions: Height: 11.8 inch, 30 cm Width: 7.5 inch, 19 cm Depth: 5.1 inch, 13 cm. Stand not included in the sale.We welcome all reasonable offers! We appreciate your bussiness and look forward to helping you bring home a piece of history! The item "African NGONTANG Face Mask FANG Gabon, TRIBAL ART AFRICAN ART PRIMITIVE" is in sale since Tuesday, May 18, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\African\Masks".
The seller is "webrasa" and is located in Tilburg. This item can be shipped worldwide.