Mask - Wood - Deangle - Dan - Liberia

Description
Mask - Wood - Deangle - Dan - Liberia
2nd half 20th century - Fair condition, used with visible signs of wear

PROVENANCE: Ex Fily Keita. Born in Mali, with close ties to his home country, as well as Senegal, Côte d’ Ivoire, & France, Keita has become one of the most respected dealers of African art in the world.

Height: 23 cm 34 cm on metal stand ( included in your package ).

Originally owned by individual families, masks were given specific names and promoted according to the wearer’s status. This Dan Deangle mask represents a female forest spirit, with its oval face, slit eyes, full lips, and smooth surface suggesting an ideal of beauty.

Condition: Shiny patina Light wood. One chip missing on the back on the above part of the rim, abrasions around the eyes, missing the original metal eyes, ( see pictures)

All our exclusive Art may be viewed or picked up in David Norden's Buy African Antiques Shop in Antwerp, by appointment.


Origin: The Dan Deangle masks comes from the Liberia-Guinea area.


David Norden guarantees the authenticity of his objects, you will get a written description inside the package.

David Norden is a third generation antique dealers, dealing in African Art in Antwerp-Belgium since 1992.

Lot details
Object
Mask
Indigenous object name
Deangle
Ethnic group/ culture
Dan
Region/ country
Liberia
Material
Wood
Period
2nd half 20th century
Condition
Fair condition, used with visible signs of wear
Sold with stand
Yes
Dimensions
22×13×7 cm
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