A hallowed Baule mask, Ivory Coast, with a goatee, a pointed mouth beneath a slender nose framed by semicircular eyes, hemispherical ears, scarification marks on the temples and nose, the face with a heart-shaped facial plane, surmounted with a corona similar headdress, pierced through at the rim for attachment; brown to reddish surface, traces of age and ritual use, provenance Amadou Bouaflé.
Amadou Bouaflé, during his performance 30.12.2019 in his house Abidjan, Ivory Coast.
Lit.: Susan M. Vogel: Baule: African Art Western Eye, 1997.
800 – 900,- Euro
Height: 30 cm
Weight: 880 g