MUMUYE VABO MASKS, Nigeria

These masks have been re-identified as Mumuye Vabo masks, with thanks to Ethan Rider.


MUMUYE
VABO MASK 1
20.75" long
$1000

MUMUYE
VABO MASK 2
19.25" long
$800

MUMUYE
VABO MASK 3
23.25" long
$600

MUMUYE
VABO MASK 4
23" long
$600


Despite its appearance this Jukun mask shows no evidence of age or use and was probably made to be sold.


MUMUYE
VABO MASK 5
19.75" long
$400

Photographs © Hamill Gallery

MUMUYE, VABO MASKS, Nigeria

These masks were worn horizontally, with the mouth opening providing the main means of vision for the masquerader.


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