Mask - Wood - gunyégé - Dan - West Africa

Description
Mask - Wood - gunyégé - Dan - West Africa
1st half 20th century - Fair condition, used with visible signs of wear

Dan mask, Runner or Gunyégé, Ivory Coast - 1st half 20th century. Finely carved and light mask with a glossy surface. This mask has aluminium around the eyes, a beard of natural fibres and remnants of red dust/pigment. A nice patina of use inside and some broken holes along the side. A custom made stand comes with the mask.

Lot details
Object
Mask
Indigenous object name
gunyégé
Ethnic group/ culture
Dan
Region/ country
West Africa
Material
Wood
Period
1st half 20th century
Condition
Fair condition, used with visible signs of wear
Sold with stand
Yes
Dimensions
18×18×18 cm
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