This exceptional Bassa passport mask was used as a powerful charm for protection from harm, illness and witchcraft and used during travel. These miniature masks belonged to an individual and was used to help him to communicate with his ancestors, to seek guidance. Our mask has a concave shape with slant eyes, scarification and well defined hair style.
Time Period: Mid 20th c
Provenance: From a North Carolina collection
Materials: Wood with custom base
Dimensions: 3 1/8 in. High x 1 5/8 in. Wide
Condition: Appears in good condition with some abrasions and fine patina
Shipping: Included within continental United States. International shipping, please contact us for rates.