Baoule, Pendant mask

Baoule, Pendant mask

pendant mask, gold
Date
XIXth century
Size
height 7,5 cm
Collection
Tribal Art
Condition
pristine
Inventory number
358
Price
2'200
 

Male pendant mask in Baoulé gold from the Ivory Coast , striated, eyes closed, protruding, long nose, mouth open, headdress and beard marked. Scars on the forehead and cheeks. It has a ring at the top of the forehead.

 

Bibliography :

  • Institut Français d’Afrique Noire, catalogues, collection des masques d’or Baoulé de l’I.F.A. N Dakar 1948 (for similar masks)

 

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