Ossyeba Reliquary

Unique African Mask Handcrafted from Wood and Metal

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SKU: 225154
Part of the Kota tribe in far northeast Gabon near the Congo border, the Ossyeba practice ancestor worship and once used reliquaries extensively in their funeral ceremonies. The figures are intended to protect the deceased from evil spirits. Victor Addo Biney presents this elaborate reliquary mask in the Ossyeba style, hand-crafted from wood and embossed metal and painted in brown, ocher and green hues.
  • Sese wood, aluminum, clay
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Intended as wall decor
  • 3.44 lbs
  • 28 inches H x 9 inches W x 3.1 inchesD
  • Made in Ghana

Meet the Artist

Victor Addo Biney