This is a wonderful carved wooden mask featuring the original pigments and paint, this mask dates to the early 20th century 1900-1930. The figure on top is well carved with raised scars and charming pose on seat. Likely represents an important figure in the village.

 Yoruba peoples, Nigeria, Africa. 

 The mask measures 21 x 11 inches.

A Fine Old Yoruba Gelede African Mask