BAMILEKE BUFFALO MASKS, Cameroon


The masks below have been sold and are left here for reference and educational purposes.

For UNSOLD Bamileke buffalo masks: GO TO BAMILEKE BUFFALO MASKS PAGE

Our Bamileke buffalo masks show no evidence of age or use and were probably made to be sold.


 

Buffalo Mask1
SOLD

 

Buffalo Mask 2
SOLD

 

Buffalo Mask 4
SOLD

 

Buffalo Mask 8
SOLD



Buffalo Mask 9
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Buffalo Mask 10
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Buffalo Mask 5
SOLD



Buffalo Mask 6
SOLD

Photographs © Hamill Gallery

BAMILEKE, BUFFALO MASKS ARCHIVES, Cameroon

Buffalos, large game animals with massive bodies, were associated with power, and buffalo masks, worn on the top of the head, were an important part of every ritual dance sequence. Their rank, however, was beneath that of the leopard and elephant.

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