tribal mask - Wood - Guru - Côte d'Ivoire

Description
tribal mask - Wood - Guru - Côte d'Ivoire
Good condition, used with some signs of wear

Ethnic Guro mask from the Ivory Coast, made of wood and pigments.
This mask hasa stool on top of its head, considered by this ethnic group as a symbol of royalty.
Guro ethnic group is composed of forty tribes that occupy a territory in central Ivory Coast.
They are surrounded by the Bete in the west, Gagou in the south, the Baule in the east and the Malinke in the north.
The Gouros are ​known as sculptors of colourful masks, figurines, pulley weavers and spoons.
This mask is nicely stylized and the features are beautifully carved, an
original and authentic Guro mask.

NL track and trace, registered international shipment.

Lot details
Object
tribal mask
Ethnic group/ culture
Guru
Region/ country
Côte d'Ivoire
Material
Wood
Condition
Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
14×24×50 cm
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