Mblo festive mask - Baoule - Côte d'Ivoire

Mblo festive mask - Baoule - Côte d'Ivoire
1st half 20th century - Vintage - used with visible signs of wear

43 cm.
Former collection France.

This mask appears during entertainment dances.
With a complex hairdo composed of several lobes, nicely chiselled.
The projected beard is enhanced by a game of geometric contrast.
Temple and frontal scarifications.

Cf. Trésors de Côte d'Ivoire: Les grandes traditions artistiques de la Côte d'Ivoire, F. Neyt, 2014.
Cf. Arts premiers de Côte d'Ivoire, A-M. Boyer, 1997.

Shipment within 24 working hours.
Track & trace included.
With acknowledgement of receipt.

Tags: mask, figurine, sculpture, figure, statuette, wood, art, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, USA, Dogon, contemporary, first, primitive, tribal, African, antiquity, artwork, gallery, Picasso, Giacometti, art gallery, African art, cubism.

Lot details
Mblo festive mask
Region/ country
Côte d'Ivoire
1st half 20th century
Vintage - used with visible signs of wear
Sold with stand
43×0×0 cm
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