A Baule dance mask and stand  33.7cm
Lot 223
A fine Yaure mask 33.7cm
Sold for £16,800 (US$ 28,237) inc. premium
Auction Details
A Baule dance mask and stand  33.7cm
Lot Details
A fine Yaure mask
the coiffure divided into three sections, each with geometric surface ornament, a pair of horns rising from the crown of the head dividing into two further horns arching forward, flanking a central hooked horn, the serene features with slit lentoid eyes, with keloids on either side, three scarification marks between the brows, the jawline with serrated border, glossy dark patina, the tips of the upright horns restored, 33.7cm

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Purchased from H.F. Rieser, 9th May 1957

    Exhibited
    An Exhibition of Baule Sculptures Arcade Gallery, spring 1979

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