African Tribal Mask

African art Baule African Tribal Mask Mask Authentic Antique Hand Carved 1608


African art Baule African Tribal Mask Mask Authentic Antique Hand Carved 1608
African art Baule African Tribal Mask Mask Authentic Antique Hand Carved 1608
African art Baule African Tribal Mask Mask Authentic Antique Hand Carved 1608
African art Baule African Tribal Mask Mask Authentic Antique Hand Carved 1608
African art Baule African Tribal Mask Mask Authentic Antique Hand Carved 1608
African art Baule African Tribal Mask Mask Authentic Antique Hand Carved 1608
African art Baule African Tribal Mask Mask Authentic Antique Hand Carved 1608
African art Baule African Tribal Mask Mask Authentic Antique Hand Carved 1608
African art Baule African Tribal Mask Mask Authentic Antique Hand Carved 1608
African art Baule African Tribal Mask Mask Authentic Antique Hand Carved 1608
African art Baule African Tribal Mask Mask Authentic Antique Hand Carved 1608
African art Baule African Tribal Mask Mask Authentic Antique Hand Carved 1608

African art Baule African Tribal Mask Mask Authentic Antique Hand Carved 1608   African art Baule African Tribal Mask Mask Authentic Antique Hand Carved 1608

Baule African Tribal Mask-51.5/19.5 CM. This Baule trbal mask is from the tradition known as "Mblo".

Masks of this kind are often used in solo dances to depict prominent member of the community. It is a portrait mask and represent one of the most refined form of masking tradition. Thishighly decorative Baule dance mask from Ivory Coast is hand-carved from wood with a rich glossy patina. A Hornbill bird; known as "Calao mask ", is perched on top the the mask. The Baule mask are part of the Akan people of Côte D'ivoire, also famous for the Goli mask. Baule masks have been exhibited in the west since as early as the first decade of the 20th century. SImilar masks inspired the modernist art movement. With a rich enamel patina, this mask would make a good addition to your tribal art collection. With it's serene features and glossy finish it's sure to create a focal point for your African Art wall. Perfect as an item of African themed home decor or as a talking point hung on the wall of your living room. An original patina covers the item. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\African\1900-Now\Masks". The seller is "naga_4823" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to Canada.
  1. Country/Region of Manufacture: Gabon
  2. Culture: African
  3. Handmade: Yes
  4. Modified Item: No
  5. Provenance: Ownership History Not Available
  6. Time Period Manufactured: 1600-1900

African art Baule African Tribal Mask Mask Authentic Antique Hand Carved 1608   African art Baule African Tribal Mask Mask Authentic Antique Hand Carved 1608