ArtTribal.com

Duma, Mvudi Ceremonial Mask

ArtTribal.com


Email vera@arttribal.com for shipping outside of continental US

The Duma, great boatmen, live in the southern part of Gabon, in the Ogooue River region. They believe in a God who made the world, in an immortal soul and in retribution for evil; they worship spirits and ghosts, and are under the sway of sorcerers and secret societies, to which even the authority of their chiefs must yield. Remarkable are their masks with flat surface for face, domed forehead, an angular nose, and skillful interplay of flat, convex, and angular forms.  For the last half-century these masks have been used for celebratory dances associated with major social rituals.

Product Details:

  • Size: 13" x 8" x 3.5"
  • Shipping: $40.00
  • Material: Wood and raffia
  • Quantity: 1 available in stock
  • SKU: #M9D9M180

African Masks & Sculptures

We feature over 500 authentic African tribal masks, sculptures, and bronzes for sale. Our products are unique, hand picked, museum quality pieces.

African art at wholesale prices.

Absolutely no reproductions!

Newsletter

Join our mailing list and be first to receive exclusive "recent acquisitions" mailings and discounts. We promise to only send you good things.