Mask - Wood - Ancienne collection Robert Lemariey (France, Paris) - Dan - Côte d'Ivoire

Description
Mask - Wood - Ancienne collection Robert Lemariey (France, Paris) - Dan - Côte d'Ivoire
Good

This Mask comes from the Dan culture of Ivory Coast Also named Yacouba, the Dan live in the west of Ivory Coast and in the east of Liberia, in a wooded region.

This culture is structured around secret societies which rule the daily life of the villages.

Unlike the racing masks which present rounded eyes, this Dan mask has half-closed eyes. We can notice the mouth with prognathous lips.

Lot details
Object
Mask
Indigenous object name
Ancienne collection Robert Lemariey (France, Paris)
Ethnic group/ culture
Dan
Region/ country
Côte d'Ivoire
Material
Wood
Condition
Good
Sold with stand
Yes
Dimensions
25×15×15 cm
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