Lot: 119

92e vente aux enchères Tribal Art

Masque hyène "suruku" de la société du "korè"

Mali, Bamana

Provenance Taille Prix d’appel / Prix d'Estimation
Maître Blanchet et associés, Paris-Drouot, 21 September 2004, Lot 237
Collection Musée de Saint-Cyprien, Pyrénées-Orientales, France (2017)
H: 38 cm Cet objet n’est plus disponible.

wood, sheet metal, nails, blackish mass, remains of hide, base The initiates of the "korè" are divided into different groups, each of which receives a certain animal as a totem. These are represented by appropriate masks. Aside of the hyaena mask "suruku", lion masks "jaraw" and monkey masks "sulaw" appear.


Colleyn, Jean Paul (Hg.), Bamana, Zürich 2001, p. 119, cat. 104