Lot: 15596th Auction
Hyaena mask "suruku" of the "korè" society
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|H: 18.7 inch||
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wood, collection no. "A209", rest.
The initiates of the "korè" are divided into different groups, each of which receives a certain animal as a totem. These are represented by appropriate masks. Aside of the hyaena mask "suruku", lion masks "jaraw" and monkey masks "sulaw" appear.