Large Kwoma Ceremonial Mask Papua New Guinea  
  New Guinea Mask Oceanic Art Kwoma  
  Oceanic Art Kwoma Dance Mask  
   
     
     
 
   
ITEM NO:
Large_Kwoma_Mask_01_316
   
DESCRIPTION: LARGE KWOMA CEREMONIAL DANCE MASK
   
 
This is a large and impressive mask carved by the Kwoma, a remote people.
 
The mask has been created of dense hardwood with a relief fruit bat upon the forehead.
 
Iconic Kwoma facial features and nose, this mask is indicative to the people of this region.
  Encrusted and glossy patina appears throughout from ongoing handling and ceremonial use.
   
DIMENSIONS:
23" x 10.5"
   
LOCATION:
Kwoma, Papua New Guinea, Sepik River Region