African Tribal Mask

African Tribal Art Wooden Carved GURO MASK-1734


African Tribal Art Wooden Carved GURO MASK-1734
African Tribal Art Wooden Carved GURO MASK-1734
African Tribal Art Wooden Carved GURO MASK-1734
African Tribal Art Wooden Carved GURO MASK-1734
African Tribal Art Wooden Carved GURO MASK-1734
African Tribal Art Wooden Carved GURO MASK-1734
African Tribal Art Wooden Carved GURO MASK-1734
African Tribal Art Wooden Carved GURO MASK-1734
African Tribal Art Wooden Carved GURO MASK-1734
African Tribal Art Wooden Carved GURO MASK-1734
African Tribal Art Wooden Carved GURO MASK-1734
African Tribal Art Wooden Carved GURO MASK-1734

African Tribal Art Wooden Carved GURO MASK-1734    African Tribal Art Wooden Carved GURO MASK-1734
African Tribal Art Wooden Carved GURO MASK WITH BIRD Mask-29/16 CM. African Tribal Art Wooden Carved GURO MASK WITH Mask-29/16 CM. African Tribal Art Wooden Carved Mask his mask is from an estate sale. There are a few chips which you can see in the close-up photos provided. It looks like the tip of one of the horns was damaged as well.

Other than that, it is in excellent condition. This noble African Tribal Art Wooden Carved Mask is adorned with the horns of an antelope or ram and a hornbill leaning forward. According to my research, for the Guro, this African Tribal Art Wooden Carved Mask symbolizes bravery and compassion. The carved face depicts a human visage with finial details that recall a Guro African Tribal Art Wooden Carved Mask style.

The Guro of the Ivory Coast (Cote D'Ivoire) are related to the Baule, and there is a resemblance in their African Tribal Art Wooden Carved Mask. 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: Burkina Faso
  2. Culture: African
  3. Handmade: Yes
  4. Modified Item: No
  5. Provenance: Ownership History Not Available
  6. Time Period Manufactured: 1600-1900

African Tribal Art Wooden Carved GURO MASK-1734    African Tribal Art Wooden Carved GURO MASK-1734