This rare Okoroshi mask is highly naturalistic with raised forehead, open mouth, baring teeth with white pigment accented with black keloid decoration. Our Igbo Okoroshi mask was danced during agricultural seasons, blessing yam crops and protecting pregnant women.
Time Period: Early 20th c
Provenance: From a New Mexico estate, Ex: Leonard Kahan, New York
Materials: Wood, pigment, fiber with custom wood stand
Dimensions: 10 1/2 in. high x 6 1/2 in. wide
Condition: Mask in very good condition with some pigment abrasions
Shipping: Included within continental United States. International shipping, please contact us for rates.