African Face Mask African Tribal Art Wooden Carved African Art Face Mask -4110 For Sale

African Face Mask African Tribal Art Wooden Carved African Art Face Mask -4110
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African Face Mask African Tribal Art Wooden Carved African Art Face Mask -4110:
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All our products are made of wood or copper materials (depending on the item) without any exploitation of animals. African Face Mask African Tribal Art Wooden Carved African Art Face Mask-31.5/15.5 CM
    A Guro, “Gu” mask, Ivory Coast, of the workshop of the master of Bouaflé. A delicate face, the lower lip slightly v-shaped, the nose reminiscent of a triangle, narrow almost closed eyes pierced through, strong eyebrows, high hairline, an attachment on top of the head on which a bird is sitting; remains of Camwood, beautiful patina due to frequent ritual use mask. Provenance Amadou Bouaflé, Aofferjan, Ivory Coast. Early to mid 20th century. In the culture of the Guro, a distinction is made when wearing masks as to whether there is a connection with the cult or whether the connection is more in the context of secular festivities. Three sacred masks are associated with Zamble. He is a mythical male being who has both leopard and antelope features. Zamble has a beautiful wife named Gu and a fierce brother named Zuali mask. These masks have a rather canonical form. In contrast, other types of Guro masks, which are only for entertainment, are designed by the respective wearers. Called “Gu” in the vernacular, this mask represents a woman known for her beauty. It was worn by a man and was supposed to bring good luck to the family that invoked the mask. The dancer then mimed the feminine grace

    SIZE OF THE MASK 31.5/15.5 CM SHIPING FREE DHL EXSSPRES Condition SOLD without THE STAND Material An original patina covers the item 4 Location Purchase 3 items and receive one stand worth $ 40 as a gift DescriptionVideo

    A Guro, “Gu” mask, Ivory Coast, of the workshop of the master of Bouaflé. A delicate face, the lower lip slightly v-shaped, the nose reminiscent of a triangle, narrow almost closed eyes pierced through, strong eyebrows, high hairline, an attachment on top of the head on which a bird is sitting; remains of Camwood, beautiful patina due to frequent ritual use mask. Provenance Amadou Bouaflé, Aofferjan, Ivory Coast. Early to mid 20th century. In the culture of the Guro, a distinction is made when wearing masks as to whether there is a connection with the cult or whether the connection is more in the context of secular festivities. Three sacred masks are associated with Zamble. He is a mythical male being who has both leopard and antelope features. Zamble has a beautiful wife named Gu and a fierce brother named Zuali mask. These masks have a rather canonical form. In contrast, other types of Guro masks, which are only for entertainment, are designed by the respective wearers. Called “Gu” in the vernacular, this mask represents a woman known for her beauty. It was worn by a man and was supposed to bring good luck to the family that invoked the mask. The dancer then mimed the feminine grace

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