BAMILEKE BIRD MASKS, Cameroon


Bird Mask 5
21" long
$700


The bird masks above have been vetted as authentic.

The bird masks below were probably made to be sold.

Bird Mask 1
24.5" long
$400

Bird Mask 2
33" long
$400

Photographs © Hamill Galllery

BAMILEKE, BIRD MASKS, Cameroon

These cap masks were worn on the top of the head were a part of ritual dance sequences. Their rank, however, was beneath that of the leopard and elephant, royal icons, and the buffalo.


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