Amazing Mask - Wood - Yaure - Côte d'Ivoire

Description
Amazing Mask - Wood - Yaure - Côte d'Ivoire
1st half 20th century - Good

Yaure mask, from the center of Cote d'Ivoire.
Carving of exquisite quality, with beautiful details.
The mask has some traces of erosion.

Provenance : Mr Abdoulaye Bakayoko, international African art dealer, and one of the best African expert of African art. He is currently president of the UNACI (Union Nationale des Antiquaires de Côte d'Ivoire) - see last both pictures, Mr Bakayoko is presented in the book "The Baule and their neighbours, Ilunga Gallery".

Lot details
Object
Amazing Mask
Ethnic group/ culture
Yaure
Region/ country
Côte d'Ivoire
Material
Wood
Period
1st half 20th century
Condition
Good
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
37.5×13×6 cm
Weight
0.23 kg
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