Bété Mask - Ivory Coast. Dimensions: 33.5 x 14.5 x 183.5 cms. Weight approximately 1,400 kg without packaging.
Materials: Wood, metal, upholstery nails, natural pigments. Presumed seniority: More than 30 years. Impressive Bété mask, from the western part of Côte d'Ivoire, west side of the Sassandra river.
To materialize the hostile forces of the forest, the Bété sculpt this type of mask which causes horror, the "Glé" or "Gré", with quirky features. In the past, this mask presided over peacemaking ceremonies after armed conflicts, and participated in customary justice sessions. The mask has a face with cubist and symmetrical shapes. Impressive face, with the gaze line covered with natural pigments (kaolin). It is decorated with upholstery nails.THANK YOU FOR YOUR VISIT +++++++++++. All the customers are satisfied. We do our best to satisfy all customers. The objects are packaged with great care and protection. The items are packed with great care and protection, in order to reach you in good condition. If you wish, we can use special transport services uppon request, such as Mondial Relay.
Address : Maringues, 71800 SAINT JULIEN DE CIVRY, FRANCE. Direct Tel: + 33 7 80 58 87 26. Simon1 Facebook : Collector of Africa. The item "Art African tribal Arte African Superb Mask Glé Or Gre Beast 33,5 CMS" is in sale since Sunday, January 31, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\Other Ethnographic Antiques".
The seller is "collectionneurdafrique" and is located in Hautefond. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.