Dô facial mask - Ligbi Djimini - Côte d'Ivoire

Description
Dô facial mask - Ligbi Djimini - Côte d'Ivoire
mid 20th century - Vintage - used with visible signs of wear

43 x 19 cm.
Dense wood.
Former Mafaya Gallery, Brussels.

These kinds of traditional masks of the Djimini or the Ligbi appear during great religious festivities: the breaking of the fasting at Ramadan, Aïd el Kebir (Sheep Feast) or on other occasions.
The eyes are closed. The headdress presents two horns. The mask is related to the cult of the Dô.
There is a crack on the back of the mask, have a look at the pictures.

Shipment within 24 working hours.
Track & trace included.
With acknowledgement of receipt.

Tags: mask, figurine, sculpture, figure, statuette, wood, art, contemporary, first, primitive, tribal, African, antiquity, artwork, gallery, Picasso, Giacometti, art gallery, African art, cubism.

Lot details
Object
Dô facial mask
Region/ country
Côte d'Ivoire
Material
Ligbi Djimini
Period
Mid 20th century
Condition
Vintage - used with visible signs of wear
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
43×19×0 cm
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