Bamileke Mask Cameroon Grasslands. Cast Bronze, Leather, Fiber.

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Extraordinary Cast Bronze Mask

Bamileke peoples
Cameroon Grasslands

Cast Bronze Face
Leather detailing
Woven Fiber mount

15” x 15” x 10”
An extraordinary cast bronze mask from the Bamileke peoples of Cameroon. The various ethnic groups throughout the Cameroon region, including the Bamileke, Bamum, & Tikar, are renowned for their skilled & highly imaginative metalwork, & are known for producing some of the finest bronzework of the African continent.

A restful countenance displays finely cast features, high slit eyes, stylized nose, full lips. Headdress is constructed with Leather and Woven Fiber, Leather detailing for a beard. The mask is mounted to well made woven fiber basketwork.
An impressive piece with wonderful scale and strong presence.

This exquisite Bamileke mask from the Cameroon Grasslands is a true work of art. Handmade with traditional techniques, it features intricate cast bronze details, as well as accents of leather and fiber.

Representing the rich heritage of African culture, this mask would make a valuable addition to any collection of ethnic art. Its craftsmanship and attention to detail make it a unique and one-of-a-kind piece. Don't miss out on the opportunity to own a true masterpiece.

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