Splendid EKOI mask with antelope leather, Nigeria
Splendid mask of the EKOI tribe, decorated with antelope leather, from the far southeast of Nigeria. The base is made of wood and it is decorated with antelope leather. Fantastically sculpted face with big spirals on top, symbolising a hairdo. The teeth in the mouth are made of metal. Brilliantly refined mask! With slight traces of use and aging, the mask is in good condition.
Height: 30 cm
Length: 35 cm
Weight: 1030 grams
Origin: Far southeast of Nigeria
Date: 2nd half of the 20th century