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OLD CARVED WOOD EBRIE' PEOPLE BIRD MASK 61cm 24"

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Ivory coast. Ebriè people. Carved wood mask in a bird shape. This typology of mask is called "Gnando", used by ceremonial initiation of young/adult people (15-30 years old). Ornate with brass plaques. 2050 gr. (71,8 oz.) 61X16X17 cm (23,8x6,2x6,6 inch). The Ebrié are an Akan people people living in the Abidjan region of Côte d'Ivoire. Originally called the "Tchaman" or "Achan" (both of which mean "the chosen ones" in the Ebrié language), the name Ebrié was given to them by the neighboring Abouré people.

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OLD CARVED WOOD EBRIE' PEOPLE BIRD MASK 61cm 24"

Auction ended on Sun, Oct 30, 2016
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Bauernmarkt 8 n18
wien, 1010
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