Mask (1) - Wood - Bedu - Côte d'Ivoire

Description
Mask (1) - Wood - Bedu - Côte d'Ivoire
2nd half 20th century - Good condition, used with some signs of wear

Mask of Bedu Nafana type. The most imposing specimens could be up to 150 cm tall. This specimen is smaller and is most probably used as an introduction to the initiation. The Bedu cult originated in the 30s of last century. These masks appeared once a year at the end of the harvest. The male specimens have a double horn, the female have a disc-shaped top.


Will be sent with track and trace.

Lot details
Total nr of items
1
Object
Mask
Ethnic group/ culture
Bedu
Region/ country
Côte d'Ivoire
Material
Wood
Period
2nd half 20th century
Condition
Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
43×16×5 cm
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