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from the Senufo people of the Ivory Coast

Senufo Firespitter Mask

Senufo Firespitter Mask

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Africa Face mask of the "korè" society from the Marka people of Mali

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Africa | Zoomorphic mask "bolu" from the Guro people of the Ivory Coast | Wood, black and white paint | The animal masks "bohi" the goat, "glo", "zuin" and "kla" three different types of antelopes, "bolu" the hippo, "bi" the elephant, "blin" the dog and "du" the buffalo appear at the beginning of the masquerade forming a kind of advance guard. They are said to prepare the place for dancing.

Africa | Zoomorphic mask "bolu" from the Guro people of the Ivory Coast | Wood, black and white paint | The animal masks "bohi" the goat, "glo", "zuin" and "kla" three different types of antelopes, "bolu" the hippo, "bi" the elephant, "blin" the dog and "du" the buffalo appear at the beginning of the masquerade forming a kind of advance guard. They are said to prepare the place for dancing.

Guro Mask, Ivory Coast | Lot | Sotheby's

Guro Mask, Ivory Coast on a base by the Japanese wood artist Kichizô Inagaki Paris.

Africa | Mask "gu" from the Guro people of the Ivory Coast | Wood, remains of polychrome paint

Mask "gu" from the Guro people of the Ivory Coast. Wood, remains of polychrome paint.

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Le masque ivoirien à la recherche de la Beauté

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Ethno Art Image Series / Portrait of Senufo Bronze Kpelie Mask–Profile / Tribal…

Ethno Art Image Series / Portrait of Senufo Bronze Kpelie Mask–Profile / Tribal…

African Masks Tribal Ceremonial - Bamileke Buffalo Mask<br>12 ...

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Africa | Horned mask "giphogo" from the Pende people of DR Congo | Wood, paint

Horned mask "giphogo" from the Pende people of DR Congo, Wood, paint.

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Baoule Mask - The Baule currently reside in central and eastern parts of Ivory Coast. Their masks are used for rituals related to agriculture, fertility and funeral ceremonies.

Nigeria, Yoruba-Anagolight wood, matt patina, polychrome paint, in form of…

Africa | Mask "gelede" from the Yoruba people of Nigeria | Wood | "gelede" is a society exclusively for men. In the Southwest they used to send their masks to all the villages around in order to increase fertility and to repel harm. In some areas men begging for fertility of their women, are disguised like transvestites, wearing body masks of a pregnant woman together with the gelede helmet masks.

Africa | Mask "gelede" from the Yoruba people of Nigeria | Wood | "gelede" is a society exclusively for men. In the Southwest they used to send their masks to all the villages around in order to increase fertility and to repel harm. In some areas men begging for fertility of their women, are disguised like transvestites, wearing body masks of a pregnant woman together with the gelede helmet masks.

Yaure. Costa de Marfil

Yaure. Costa de Marfil

Mask kore from the Marka people of Mali carved with a narrow face with elongated chin, crowned by vertical protruding horns, the long nose bridge accompanied by staff-like metal projections, nearly the whole face coated with punched copper sheetremains of fabric; the Marka, a mixture of the Peul and the Moors are forming an individual group within the Mande (Soninke). All along the Niger this mask type is used for ceremonies associated with fishing and agriculture. H: 46 cm

Mali ~ Mask "kore" from the Marka people of Mali ~ Wood, punched copper sheet…

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