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".
- Amazing Mask
- Ethnic group/ culture
- Region/ country
- Côte d'Ivoire
- 1st half 20th century
- Sold with stand
- 37.5×13×6 cm
- 0.23 kg