Mende Information

Tribe: Mende
Mask Type: Sowo-wui (Ndoli Jowei)
Country: Sierra Leone
Comments: Fine Sowei mask with shiny patina. Age cracks and damage to top. Some repair, but nonetheless the stylistic characteristics of the Ndoli Jowei are shown to great effect - broad high forehead, small narrow eyes, elaborate coiffure, and neck rings.
Price: 600
Material: Wood, Pigment
Age: Early 20th Century
Height (in): 14
Width (in): 9
Depth (in): 10