Almond eyes beneath arched brows represent the Punu standard of feminine beauty. Painted white, the serene features suggest one who has passed on to the realm of spirits. The tall hairdo denotes a woman from the Punu tribe of the upper Ngoume River region of southwestern Gabon. Salihu Ibrahim carves a lovely mask used during funeral rites.
- Sese wood
- 2.82 lbs
- 15.8 inches H x 9.8 inches W x 7.5 inches D