Baule Female Mask
Lot 2096
Baule Female Mask, Ivory Coast6
US$ 8,000 - 12,000
€5,800 - 8,700
Lot Details
Baule Female Mask, Ivory Coast6
height 10 1/2in (27cm)
with a finely incised tripartite coiffure above a facial plane highlighted overall with raised tattooing, the eyes inset below the forehead gradually leading to an elongated, almost naturalistic nose above a diminutive mouth; fine encrusted and varied dark brown glossy
patina.

Provenance:
Loudmer, December 1992, lot 77
Private Collection, California

Cf. Hahner (2007: cat. 121) for similar type and discussion.

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Contacts
  1. Fredric Backlar
    Specialist - African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art
    Bonhams
    Work
    7601 W. Sunset Boulevard
    Los Angeles, 90046
    United States
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