HOCH-FANG NGIL MASK 11
HOCH-FANG, NGIL MASK 10, 16", Cameroon © Tim
Hamill $300, SOLD
This large light mask represents the spirit of an ancestor and
was used for social control by Ngil, the judiciary association. The facial
markings, abstract features and strong. elegant lines are typical of Fang
masks, which were among the most influential on 20th C. modern art.
This mask is attributed to the Hoch (High) Fang, living north
of Gabon in Cameroon.
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