war dance mask (1) - Hardwood - masque zoomorphe - kaogle kran - ivory coast, southwest

Description
war dance mask (1) - Hardwood - masque zoomorphe - kaogle kran - ivory coast, southwest
Mid 20th century - Good

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.

Lot details
Total nr of items
1
Object
war dance mask
Indigenous object name
masque zoomorphe
Ethnic group/ culture
kaogle kran
Region/ country
ivory coast, southwest
Material
Hardwood
Period
Mid 20th century
Condition
Good
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
40×21×19 cm
Weight
2900 g
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