Benin FESTAC Mask - Idia

$202.50 Regular price $225.00
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DESCRIPTION

This is a handmade FESTAC Mask crafted in Benin Nigeria. Made of Ebony Wood and inspired by the first Iyoba & Queen Mother, Idia; The mother of the Oba of Benin who ruled from 1504 – 1550. She was known to be a relentless warrior who played a significant role in the rise and reign of her son as king of the Edo Empire.

Designed with a smooth finish and uniquely carved details, this is a great addition for walls in any room and suitable as gift for your art/cultural enthusiast friends and family for any occasion.

African Masks are highly regarded and sought after by art enthusiasts and collectors. Not only for the unique details, but also for the several purposes they serve be it political, religious, entertainment, aesthetic, & others according to cultural beliefs. A phenomenon common to the various tribes across individual countries inside Africa.

SIZE

  • Size is shown as Width x Height in inches.
  • Face Width: 7in 
  • Face Height: 15in
  • Weight: 4 lbs.

MATERIAL

  • Ebony Wood

FRAMING

  • Ready to hang

SHIPPING & PACKAGING

  • Orders are shipped from Chicago, USA within 1–2 business days.
  • Estimated shipping time 2-3 business days, depending on the location.
  • You will receive a shipping confirmation with the tracking number once it ships.