Vintage Tribal Mask, Carved Wood, Moai Features, Easter Island, Gold Brown Color, Wall Hanging, Entryway Decor, Home Decoration, Wooden Art

$114.00 $142.50

The gorgeous carved wooden tribal mask is in great condition. The smirk of the mouth, lines on the face depicting wrinkles, and the pointy eye sockets appear to be depicting an older more cautious tribal elder. Also, the pointed chin along with the closed wide mouth are consistent with the Moai statues on Easter Island. Hence, it is highly likely this mask was not meant to give a scary dark impression. Rather, the mask was carved to portray a cautious older person that is at least willing to listen to the opinions of others. While it is difficult to assign this gorgeous wooden mask to a particular people-group, the features give this particular tribal mask a somewhat realistic appearance. Hence, the facial features point to a talented craftsman. In addition, the wood appears to be covered with a light to medium shellac. The darker features appear to have been made by charring the entire mask and then removing the char from particular areas leaving the deeper shadowy reliefs on this gorgeous mask. Another important feature of this mask is that the simple white push pins and twine on the back were most likely added sometime after the mask was carved. Hence, the lack of a quality wall-hanger being installed on the back of the mask is a good indicator that this particular mask was made to be used in or by a tribal community.

There are no discernible identification marks on this gorgeous wooden wall-hanging tribal mask.

There is a age crack in the bottom chin area that does not go up past the lips. It is most likely due to the aging of the wood. Other than this there are no breaks, deep cracks, or repair places on this gorgeous wooden tribal mask. There are some vintage wear, age, and rub places on this beautiful wall-hanging decoration - mainly in the form of distress and rub places on the mask. The shellac has some places where it is thicker and/or has dried before it got rubbed out. Of course, these little areas also give depth and character to the overall appearance of this gorgeously carved wooden wall-hanging mask.

The decorative possibilities for this beautiful wooden tribal mask are many. The entryway or living area would be enhanced by the addition of this beautifully carved wooden wall-art. Also, the wall-shelf in the study or bedroom would welcome this intricately carved wooden mask. In addition, the growing tribal mask collection would increase in value and interest upon the arrival of this gorgeously carved wooden collectible.

The collector will appreciate this gorgeous wooden tribal mask for its great condition, intricate details, and unique overall appearance.

The gorgeous carved wooden tribal mask weighs 20.9 oz.

The tall wall-hanging mask measures 12.75" tall x 6 3/8" wide x 2.75" deep.

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Vintage Tribal Mask Wooden Wall Hanging Decor Carved Wood Gold Brown Color Entryway Decoration Easter Island Moai Features Pointed Chin Protruding Wide Mouth

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