J04 Sepik Spirit Mask


Item #:                J04

Description:      Excellent Sepik Mask in V.G.C. with all shellwork intact collected in the 1960’s. These masks represent the spirits of totemic names. During initiations a tribal elder who wears a mask becomes a spirit teacher who may say the important totemic names without evoking personal risk. He calls out names used in magic, for healing and for other spiritual uses.

Size:                     75cm * 11cm

Price:                   USD$275


SKU: J04 Category: