African Tribal Face Mask Wood Dan Kran mask, Republic Of Cote D'Ivoire- 3711
African Tribal Face Mask Wood Dan Kran mask, Republic Of Cote D'Ivoire-35/24.7 CM. Beautiful old Dan Kran mask from Ivory Coast, Mask representing a gorilla's head, beautiful patina. Provenance: Hugenin gallery, Paris Mask dancers with such chimpanzee masks, hooked sticks, and wearing Mask broad full-body costumes, perform at dance Mask feasts in the villages of the Dan-Kran Mask to provoke and'heat up Mask' the public with wild jumping and coarse jokes Mask. The chimpanzee mask offered here is made of lightweight, light-coloured wood and dyed black. It shows the typical form of these'kagle masks': the semicircular and flat forehead protruding forwards, with a diagonal line at the border, beneath this, deep-set, slit eyes (here with three holes each for a former metal framing), a broad nose between protruding cheekbones at the sides, and a large, open mouth with broad pouting lips. Peculiarities of this special object are the three holes beneath both eyes, intended for an earlier metal outline (now lost), the relief band originally coloured in white on the bridge of the nose, the red dyed tongue in the open mouth and the relief bands on the inside of the thick lips. Also the exterior sides of both cheeks display relief decoration. An original patina covers the item. African Tribal Art Ashanti, Ghana: An'Akuaba' fertility doll West Africa-3684. African Face Mask African Tribal Art Wooden Guro mask Tribe African Mask-2764. African Tribal Art Mask AFRICAN Mask Large The female Songye Kifwebe mask-3689. African Mask African tribal Bamana Corps mask, marketed by people 1586. 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 worldwide.
- Provenance: Ownership History Not Available
- Time Period Manufactured: 1600-1900
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Liberia
- Handmade: Yes
- Modified Item: No
- Culture: African