This Bakota Mask from Gabon is known as a reliquary guardian figure and would be mounted on bark boxes or baskets holding relics of important ancestors. The Bakota Statue has an elaborate coiffure around the face and a diamond shape below the neck representing an abstract body form. This African Bakota reliquary statue is a beautiful art piece to add to your collection.
Tribe: Bakota Tribe
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