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Warka mask (N° 23087)

Carved in dense wood, this mask with an ample crest crest is extended by a face with a long rectangular nose. Unusual, long horsehair eyelashes veil the look. The reduced mouth forms a slight pout in the tip of the chin. Decorative metal elements are one of the specificities of marka sculptures. Grainy matte patina, golden brown.
In African art, the Marka , Maraka in Bamana, Warka, or Sarakolé, are Muslim city dwellers of Soninke origin, established in southern Niger, scattered since the end of the Ghana Empire in Mali, Mauritania and Senegal . They now speak Bamana and have adopted many of the Bambara traditions, such as the Ntomo and the Koré, initiation societies that used masks during their ceremonies. The Bambara and Marka African art sculptors are part of the Numuw, who are not tied to an ethnic group and are free to settle wherever they wish.
 

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OriginEx-collection française
EthnyMarkha
Countrymali
Material(s)wood, metal, crin
Height cm52
Depth32 cm
Width17 cm
Weight1.98 Kg
Estimated datingmid-xx°
Socle inclusOptional

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