BAMILEKE MASKS, Cameroon

The two Bamileke masks below have been vetted as authentic, showing signs of use and age.


   
Bamileke
Mask 4
13.5" high
$1200


Bamileke
Mask 6
15" high
$1000


The Bamileke mask below has been vetted as authentic.


Bamileke
Mask 2
15.5" high
$700


Photographs © Hamill Gallery

The Bamileke reserve their highest allegiance for their linear ancestors whose spirits are embodied in the skulls of the deceased. Recognizing the importance of the skull, representations of the head are found in nearly all decorated ceremonial objects including these expressive masks.


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