Dan Mask


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Dan Mask of oval hollowed form, a prominent, pierced through mouth, fleshy lips, beneath a long, triangular nose framed by slit-eyes, fine arched brows, pierced through at the rim for attachments; blackened, shiny patina, incl. stand.

Dan Mask

Provenance Amadou Bouaflé, during his performance on 30.12.2019 in his house in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.

Lit.: Eberhard Fischer and Hans Himmelheber: The Arts of the Dan in West Africa, Museum Rietberg, Zürich, 1984; Eberhard Fischer: Dan Artists: The Sculptors Tame, Si, Tompieme and Sõn– Their Personalities and Work, Zurich, 2014; Lorenz Homberger (Hrsg.): Masken der Wè und Dan Elfenbeinküste. Die Sammlung des Schweizer Malers Charles Hug, Paris 1928-31 mit einem Beitrag zum Maskenwesen der Wè von Hans Himmelhebe, Zürich, 1997.

We Dan Masken

Masken der Wè und Dan Elfenbeinküste, mit einem Beitrag von Hans Himmelheber, available in our running Ethnobook-auction.

600 – 700,- Euro

Height: 23 cm
Weight: 190 g

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Weight 0.190 kg