Epa Mask ; Oloko, Lord of the Farm. Yoruba People. Nigeria. 46” tall.

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Helmet Mask
Epa or Elefon type
Oloko - “he who has the farm”
Yorubaland
Nigeria

46” tall x 14” x 12”

Collected by naturalist and philanthropist, Eli Weiss in the 1980’s.

Carved from a single piece of wood - this mask begins with an Ikoko head at the bottom symbolizing the Great Ancestors followed by a stack of animals signaling abundance and fertility.
Beautifully carved and painted.
Dynamic forms and impressive size.

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