Gallery Bacara

Bozoa Marionette Puppet

$1,800 SGD

 Materials: Wood

  • Height: 36 3/4 inches
  • Width: 10 inches
  • Depth: 8 inches

This is a colorful and fun Painted FemaleWood Marionette or Puppet Mask from the Niger and Bani rivers in the region of Segou of Mali. Theses marionette performances with brightly painted and costumed puppets are staged by the village youth association. Although today Bamana farmers and Bozo fishermen participate together in these performances, oral tradition holds that the puppet theater originated among the Bozo. This Marionette Bozo Mask would be a bright and fabulous addition to your home and collection.

Late 20th-Century

Shows age and discoloration, but in good condition.

Comes on Stand.

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