Lot: 179

98th Auction

Anthropomorphic face mask

Côte d'Ivoire, Dan / Kran

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Yves Créhalet, Paris, France H: 9.6 inch 2000 EUR
plus 27 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

wood, encrusted patina in places, base

Mask with tubular eyes and two mouths, the lower one filled with blackish mass and fitted with single teeth. The forehead protrudes widely, the cheeks are bulging. The mask combines features of different mask types, "bagle", "bugle" and "kagle".