African Fang masks
Size: 40cm (H) – Mask aboveAfrican Fang mask
An older traditional Fang mask that originates from the rain forests of Gabon on the western coast of Africa and has been handcrafted out of wood. The Fang people use masks when playing out traditional ceremonies such as weddings and funerals and will often been seen in traditional dance wearing masks when they are persecuting wrongdoers. A majority of Fang tribesmen and women live in the equatorial rain forest in Gabon and have past down their skill and traditions of the myths of the masks from generation to generation.
Fang people are heaped high in tradition and to date allot about their culture is still unknown to the western population. This Fang mask is from the older generation and has become a sort after collectors item. The masks is unique to the Fang people and a must for African collectors.
All sizes listed are approximate. The Fang mask you purchase and receive may differ just slightly in size, look, and/or color from the mask shown in the picture because each mask is handcrafted and hand painted by individual artists.
Below we have a selection of other Fang masks carved in the same style as above but with different colours, patterns and colours on the Fang mask