Big bird mask - Dan Maou - Côte d'Ivoire

Description
Big bird mask - Dan Maou - Côte d'Ivoire
1st half 20th century - Vintage - used with visible signs of wear

51 cm.
Art dealer, United Kingdom.
Wood, pigments.

Dan Maou masks with such a long beak are quite uncommon.
These masks usually feature a much shorter beak, and furthermore, the very good state of preservation of this piece, seemingly fragile, is quite remarkable.
This mask depicts a bird with a gaze and height watching over the village, and protecting it from evil curses or evil spirits of the bush.

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
Object
Big bird mask
Region/ country
Côte d'Ivoire
Material
Dan Maou
Period
1st half 20th century
Condition
Vintage - used with visible signs of wear
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
51×0×0 cm
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