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Helm mask - Makondé - Tanzania

Helmet Mask in terracotta with a patina in red tones The eyes, nose and mouth are shaped with great simplicity, conferring to this mask a quite primitive aspect, it recalls ceramics created by artists of the early 20th century, like Picasso. These Mapiko “Helmet” Masks, associated to the Likumpi ritual, represent different figures, like a... more
Timed
25 Sep 2021
Location
Switzerland
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