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A Baule Mask

Regular price €500,00 EUR
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A Baule mask, Ivory Coast, of hollowed oval form, a pointed goatee, a protruding mouth beneath a slender nose framed by narrow slit eyes, hemispherical ears, scarification marks on the forehead and temples, wearing intricately incised coiffure, atop curved horns, encircled by zigzag patterns, pierced through at the rim for attachment; blackened patina, traces of age and ritual use, incl. stand.

Lit.: Susan M. Vogel (Hrsg.): Baule: African Art Western Eyes; 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.

500 - 600,- Euro

Height: 33 cm
Weight: 1,3 kg