Lot: 20689e vente aux enchères Tribal Art
Masque à mâchoire articulée "gle va"
Côte d'Ivoire, Dan/Kran
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|American Private Collection||H: 43 cm||
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wood, fabric, cowrie shells, feather, metal sheet, rep.
"Gle va" is the most important mask spirit of an area. Its main function is to settle important disputes and make peace between villages. To emphasize its importance, it is often larger than the other masks, and physically suggests its power.