African tribal mask African Tribal Art DAN MASK, CÔTE D'IVOIRE- 1852
The border between Cote d'Ivoire and Liberia masks cuts across several masks ethnic groups, including the Dan masks, Wee masks, Kran masks, and Grebo masks. In Dan society, dangerous immaterial forest spirits are translated into the forms of human face masks. Whether or not they are worn, such sculptures are spiritually charged. Male performers, gle-zo, experience a dream sent by the mask spirit that allows them to dance it. In performance, the masks are integrated into the hierarchical system that governs political and religious life. An original patina covers the item. African Art Hand Carved African Superb Dan Tanglalé singer cowrie shells -1640. African Tribal Art Wooden Carved African Bobo Hawk Duho Mask From Cameroon-1442. African Tribal Art Wooden Carved African Large bobo Molo mask -1453. African Tribal Art Mask Vintage Wooden Carved African BAULE GURO NICE MON - 1676.
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- Handmade: Yes
- Modified Item: No
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Cote d'Ivoire
- Culture: African
- Provenance: Ownership History Not Available