Kwele Mask III

Heart Shaped Kwele Protective Wood Mask Handmade African Art

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SKU: 261600
Christopher Nyasafo is inspired by the legendary masks of the Kwele people in Gabon, Cameroon and the Republic of Congo. The wall mask features two long horns that encircle the face with a heart-shaped aura. The masks are regarded as highly protective and are controlled by the Bwete Association, who maintains social order. They are used in ceremonies which promote well-being and community. Nyasafo carves the sese wood wall mask by hand and paints it brown, orange, green, and grey.
  • Sese wood
  • 1.70 lbs
  • 15.3 inches H x 11.5 inches W x 2.2 inches D
  • Made in Ghana

1 Review

  • 1
    Not the best

    Posted by Lee on Mar 9th 2018

    When I opened this package, the mask looked like it had been dropped in the mud right before being dropped in the mail. It took me about 2 hrs with a toothbrush to get the mask clean enough to hang. Also, the painting on the mask was very much not up to the standard I was expecting.