Sculpture Tiwara Bambara
Tiwara Bambara, Mali, wood, hair and brilliant patina.
H: 21,6 in.
The statue Tiwara represents a symbolizing gazelle is the goddess-mother (with the fawn on the back) or as it is the case here the male. It is about a tiwara of replacement of a classic style bambara. It was worn as a mask helmet.
Half 20th century.