Mask - Wood - Bété. - Côte d'Ivoire

Description
Mask - Wood - Bété. - Côte d'Ivoire
2nd half 20th century - Good condition, used with some signs of wear

The Bété mask is an artistic and cultural figure from the Bété ethnic group of Côte d'Ivoire.

The Bété are part of the Krou group located in the mid-west of the country. The territory is spread over three departments: Daloa, Issia and Gagnoa.

The very impressive Bété masks are used during funeral rituals, during mourning or in honour of a prominent person.

Registered shipment with track and trace.

Lot details
Object
Mask
Ethnic group/ culture
Bété.
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
37×22×1 cm
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