Fang Ngil Mask - Central Africa

Regular price $145.00 AUD
Regular price Sale price $145.00 AUD
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The Ngil Fang masks with their simple shape and understated beauty have long fascinated collectors and appealed to decorators. The ngil was an association existing over and above the clan, wielding judiciary and political powers. The masters of the ngil could travel from village to village with out danger because there roll as peace keepers was considered. The masks job was to confound the the sorcerers, hunt down the social deviant, punish the criminals. Today, these masks are not only revered within their native communities but also admired worldwide for their decorative appeal.

Please note: This is not a set. Each piece is unique and sold individually. Please contact us should you want a typical mask.

Care Instructions
For routine cleaning, a gentle wipe with a lint-free soft cloth will do the trick. Depending on the finish of the item, occasionally apply a beeswax coating to give it more lustre. For additional advice, please contact us.

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