Zoomorphic Chimpanzee Mask, Ivory Coast, Kran, for the Kaogle warrior rites; thick pigments, off-white, crusty wood for the forehead, ornamented with metallic reinforcements.
Magnificent form of a monkey head, cubist, the nose ridge is characteristic of this style.
Marked inner patina, which means that this mask was used in rituals.
Ancient restoration on the cheeks (have a look at the details on the pictures).
Origin: private collection of a merchant and collector, now deceased.
Careful shipment via Mondialrelay, or Colissimo International for any shipment outside of the European continent.
For the sales of this kind of mask, please have a look at the last pictures.
- Total nr of items
- war dance mask
- Indigenous object name
- masque zoomorphe
- Ethnic group/ culture
- kaogle kran
- Region/ country
- ivory coast, southwest
- Mid 20th century
- Sold with stand
- 40×21×19 cm
- 2900 g