Mask - Wood - mblo - Baoulé - Ivory Coast

Description
Mask - Wood - mblo - Baoulé - Ivory Coast
mid 20th century - Good condition, used with some signs of wear

African Mask in Wood from the Baule Ethnic Group of Ivory Coast

Mblo mask. This kind of anthropomorphic Baule mask represents an important person of the village. The facial features are very delicate, full of serenity, the face is soft, well-proportioned.

This kind of African Baule mask was used for entertainment and rejoicing festivities. This Mblo mask used to have a protective function.

This mask is representative of Baule art, with a beautiful balance between the forms and the volumes, and finely carved details.

Objects are sent with insurance and track & trace.

Items are sent with a professional invoice.
The company is VAT free.

Express and secure shipment. Parcels are sent from Monday to Saturday, via an express parcel service of the French Post, with track & trace (Colissimo Expert). The shipment takes between 2 and 3 days for France; 2 and 5 days throughout Europe.



You can view and/or pick up the piece in Ajaccio, 20090 France.

Lot details
Object
Mask
Indigenous object name
mblo
Ethnic group/ culture
Baoulé
Region/ country
Ivory Coast
Material
Wood
Period
Mid 20th century
Condition
Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
37.5×15.5×8.5 cm
Weight
0.87 kg
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