Imposing royal Bamendou mask with brown patina. Masks of this type were used during the tronization ceremonies and the funeral of the fo (sovereign).
NOTE - For a similar specimen see: Royal tukah mask. Wood. Musée du Louvre, (Musée du Quai Branly - inv. 73.1992.0.13).
Provenance: Italian private collection, acquired in the early '70s from a historical French collection formed around the 40s of the last century.
Measures: 40,00 x 87,00 cm