Kavat mask, Baining tribe, Gazelle Peninsula,... - Lot 68 - Binoche et Giquello

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Kavat mask, Baining tribe, Gazelle Peninsula,... - Lot 68 - Binoche et Giquello
Kavat mask, Baining tribe, Gazelle Peninsula, New Britain, Papua New Guinea
Beaten bark, bamboo, colour pigments Papua New Guinea
H. 98 cm
Kavat mask, Papua New Guinea
H. 38 9/16 in
Surprising in its form and composition, beautiful Kavat mask made of Tapa from New Britain. This type of mask appears during the Fire Dance. Each Kavat evokes a particular spirit, related to flora, fauna or even bestiary. This one has a round eye in its centre. A star shape elegantly surrounds it.
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