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Mask (1) - Wood - kple -kple - baule - Côte d'Ivoire

Lot reference 30881441
Mask (1) - Wood - kple -kple - baule - Côte d'Ivoire

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Your bid Current bid $124
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Location: Spain
Auction fee: 9% of the winning bid
Shipping to United States: $166.16

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$124 Bidder 5344
12-11-2019 23:18:29
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2nd half 20th century - Good condition, used with some signs of wear

Total nr of items: 1
Object: Mask
Indigenous object name: kple -kple
Ethnic group/ culture: baule
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: 55×28,5×10 cm
Weight: 1300 g

This kple-kple mask is made up of its flat head, two buffalo horns are raised, representing strength and fecundity. Frequently they appear freshly painted, because it is customary to repaint them for important festivities or when the painting appears dull, since the baulé want their masks to always be “beautiful”. The rounded shapes of the mask contrast with its rectangular mouth.

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Catawiki member since March 16, 2019, received 4 reviews in total (4 in last 12 months)

  • The two masks arrived promptly in great condition in well padded parcel.

    pilbrow December 9, 2019

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    christian2208 August 29, 2019

  • Perfect !

    user-3c30cf6 August 11, 2019

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    claracurioni August 8, 2019


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