A Baule mask

500.00

In stock

Category: SKU: FXP04795

Description

A Baule mask, from the region Yamoussokro, of hollowed oval form, a pointed mouth showing two rows of sharp teeth, emphasized philtrum, a slender triangular nose, slit eyes, a overhanging forehead, the whole covered with scarification marks of varied geometric motifs; brown patina, traces of age and ritual use, Provenance Mohamed Belo Garba.

Lit.: Susan M. Vogel: Baule: African Art Western Eye, 1997, p. 169 (169-187); 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.

600 – 700,- Euro

Height: 33 cm
Weight: 1.4 kg (incl. stand)

Additional information

Weight 1.4 kg