African masks are probably among the most interesting forms of art, be it their interpretation, or the art itself. The mask symbolizes a prestigious status of the wearer in the tribe. The face mask animals 8'' shows a calm character with enlarged mouth features, which signifies the character as being one of authority. Atop, his headgear includes a pair of elephant figures with their trumpets reaching out to the skies. This curious African mask would be a gem in any art collector's treasure chest.