A Baule/Yaur mask


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A Baule/Yaure mask from the Dimbokro region, of hollowed oval pointed form, closed mouth with semicircular lips, under a narrow nose, pierced narrow eyes leading to high arching eyebrows, scarification marks with geometrical motifs on the forehead, and the temples, the mask crowned by a striped three-parted coiffure, a few round holes pierced at the rim of the mask for attachment; brownish surface, traces of age; Provenance Mr. Cabinet.

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 (incl. stand)

Height: 66 cm
Weight: 3,6 kg

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Weight 3.6 kg