Incredible Fetish Mask - Wood - Dan - Côte d'Ivoire

Description
Incredible Fetish Mask - Wood - Dan - Côte d'Ivoire
Mid 20th century - Fair

Incredible Dan fetish mask, from the western part of Cote d'Ivoire.
The item has an important crusty patina. Some tailors nails are incrusted.
This mask is not intended to dance, it is used for worship.
The back shows old insect attacks, most probably due to a long exposure to the ground during its tribal life.
Antique item of scarce quality, for collectors.



Lot details
Object
Incredible Fetish Mask
Ethnic group/ culture
Dan
Region/ country
Côte d'Ivoire
Material
Wood
Period
Mid 20th century
Condition
Fair
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
22.5×13.5×12.5 cm
Weight
0.4 kg
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