A Baule mask

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A Baule mask from the Godé region, Ivory Coast, a pointed mouth beneath a slender nose, ending up in high aged brows, framed by crescent eyes, the cheeks with brass sheets, the temples and the forehead with scarification marks, on topa stylyzed bird, neneath a hairline with metal nails, which are wrapped with fabrics, pierced trough at the rim for a former raffia attachment of the dancer; blackemned to resinous surface, remnants of ritual use, provenance of Amadou Bouflé.

Baule Mask Gode
Amadou Bouaflé, during his performance on 30.12.2019 in his house Abidjan, Ivory Coast.

Height: 40 cm
Weight: 1 kg

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Weight 1 kg