A Wobe / Yacouba mask


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Category: SKU: BBC08343


A Wobe / Yacouba mask from the region of Duékoué, close to Tahibly, oval shape, red painted lips, slightly open mouth showing the teeth, the nose with a slight curve, the circular eyes outlined in white, the hairstyle is formed in triangles increasing in size towards the middle of the forehead, holes around the rim of the mask for attachment; the mask painted black, partly rubbed of due to frequent use. Provenance Mohamed Belo Garba.

Lit.: Eberhard Fischer/Hans Himmelheber: The Arts of the Dan in West Africa, Museum Rietberg, 1984; Hans Himmelheber: Masken der We und Dan – Elfenbeinküste, Museum Rietberg, Zürich, 1997; Eberhard Fischer: Meisterbildhauer der Dan im 20. Jahrhundert.

600 – 700,- Euro

Height: 24 cm
Weight: 700 g (incl. stand)

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Weight 0.700 kg