A Baule mask

250.00

In stock

Category: SKU: DSC04421

Description

A Baule mask, Ivory Coast, of hollowed oval form, with a broad rim, a protruding slightly open mouth beneath a slender nose, pierced slit eyes, thick brows, scarification marks on the forehead, small ears are set far up and have a hemispherical shape, the head capped by a striated domed three-parted coiffure, the rim pierced through for the attachment, brown to blackened patina, traces of age and ritual use, several cracks, incl. stand.

Lit.: Susan M. Vogel: Baule: African Art Western Eye, 1997; Bernard de Grunne: Über den Baule-Stil und seine Meister. In: Eberhard Fischer/Lorenz Homberger: Afrikanische Meister. Kunst der Elfenbeinküste, Zurüch 2014, p. 81-106; Alain-Michel Boyer: Baule. Visions of Africa, Milan 2008.

500 – 600,- Euro

Height: 36 cm
Weight: 2 kg (incl. stand)

Additional information

Weight 2 kg