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Helmet Masks


The Bozo people, famous for their fishing are located predominantly along the Niger River in Mali and known as the ‘masters of the river’. They preserve a number of animist traditions and believe that objects, places and creatures all possess a distinct spiritual essence.
This pair of masks are hand carved from wood with brass details and represent a male and female. They would have traditionally been worn on the head during ceremonies.

 Dimensions Cm Inches
Height 103 40.6
Diameter 36 14.2

Please note this piece has sold. As a one-off and one of a kind piece it will not be coming back in stock. We recommend purchasing an alternative from our in stock collections whilst they are still available.

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