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Bozo fish puppet mask from Burkina Faso

380,00 

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Description

Fish puppet mask of the Bozo ethnic group from Burkina Faso.

This type of puppets are a symbol of their cult of fishing and they use them in different social acts such as tribal dances.

It is a piece of African art in hand-carved and painted wood made in 3 parts: The body and 2 small fins tied with rope and rubber to the body. It has a cord that slightly moves the fins when pulling.

Period: Circa 70s

Conservation: Very good

Measurements: Width 111cm x Height 50cm x Depth 19cm

Origin: Burkina Faso, Africa

Art: Nº42

 

 

 

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Additional information

Weight 15 kg