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African Art Mumuye Nigerian Tribe Handmade Replica Wall Mask, "Mumuye Pride"

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The mask of the Mumuye people features small dark eyes on a whitened face. Once... more

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The mask of the Mumuye people features small dark eyes on a whitened face. Once upon a time this type of mask was used during pre-war ceremonies; today they are worn during rainmaking ceremonies and healing practices. Mumuye people live along the Benue River in eastern Nigeria. Working with seasoned sese wood, Christopher Nyasafo faithfully replicates the beauty of this millenary mask with painted details.

  • 1.65 kgs
  • 3.6 lbs
  • 42.5 cm H x 26.5 cm W x 11.5 cm D
  • 16.75" H x 10.5" W x 4.5" D

  • Sese wood
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africaicon info
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From Phoenix

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04/05/2021

"Exquisite Piece"

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This mask certainly added a shocker to my current collection. Very, very unique. Love it!

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stunning beautiful unique

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  • Wall Piece

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02/11/2021

"Amazing Piece of Art"

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This mask is quite a showpiece in size and color. I very much enjoy having it as part of my collection.

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01/16/2021

"Beautiful mask"

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Love it. Bought it for my wife who collects masks and she loves it. Very well made.

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10/24/2020

"Fun, happy modern Mask"

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Large, bright, but soft colors in a modern mask. Goes great with all my abstract art and my other tribal pieces.

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10/24/2020

"Modern and unique abstract design"

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Modern and unique abstract design, that adds to my tribal arts collection, and goes with all my modern abstract art as well. As pictured here, the colors are really beautiful and well designed with lots of texture. Finely crafted!

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Modern textured abstract generously sized

Best Uses

  • Wall decor or in a stand

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From USA

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10/05/2020

"Excellent craftsmanship"

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This mask is beautiful. By far the most interesting I have bought from Novica. Larger than I expected and love it. Everyone that visits my home complements it. Great work.

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