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Marka mask Mali

Anonymous Craftsmen

An African mask from the Marka, a tribe in Northwest Mali which is part of Soninke people who trace their ancestors back to the Ghana empire in the 9th century AD. They use the masks in ceremonies to ensure a successful hunt or bountiful harvest.
Wood
21x50cm
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Primitive artefact

Anonymous Costa Rican Craftsmen

Pre-Columbian art was created by numerous indigenous people as a means to express their faith and pass on their values.

An indigenous mask whose sensitivity to aesthetics is attributable to the Aztecs. Decorating the body is a way of getting in touch with the spirit world. The focus is on the mask wearer's religious and ritual experience.
Acryl on clay
10x14cmLimited edition

 
 
 

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Primitive work of art

Anonymous Costa Rican Craftsmen

Pre-Columbian art was created by numerous indigenous people as a means to express their faith and pass on their values.

An indigenous mask whose sensitivity to aesthetics is attributable to the Aztecs. Decorating the body is a way of getting in touch with the spirit world. The focus is on the mask wearer's religious and ritual experience.
Acryl on clay
8x10cmLimited edition

 
 
 

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Primitive artefact

Anonymous Costa Rican Craftsmen

Pre-Columbian art was created by numerous indigenous people as a means to express their faith and pass on their values. The bird on the head symbolises transformation in order to be able to transcend life.
An indigenous mask whose sensitivity to aesthetics is attributable to the Aztecs. Decorating the body is a way of getting in touch with the spirit world. The focus is on the mask wearer's religious and ritual experience.
Acryl on clay
14x25cm
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Primitive artefact

Anonymous Costa Rican Craftsmen

The focus is on the mask wearer's religious and ritual experience. There is a direct link to the key components of their indigenous culture. Consequently, the background is just as important as the work of art itself, as it is part of a greater ritual.
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15x40cm
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