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IVORY COAST. Dan people. Carved wooden mask ornate with cords, fabric amd shells. 545 gr. (19,08 oz) - 30x20x12 cm (11.7x7,8x4,7 inch). V Thery rare.re are regional variations among the masks of the Dan people who live in the western part of Ivory Coast and eastern Liberia but they are generally characterized by a concave face, a pointed chin, a protruding mouth, an upturned nose and a high-domed forehead. The Gio or Dan people is an ethnic group in north-eastern Liberia and in Côte d'Ivoire. There are approximately 350,000 members of the group, united by the Dan language, a Mande language. Neighboring peoples include the Guere, Guro and Mano.

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IVORY COAST Dan people Carved wooden mask ornate with

Estimate €1,300 - €1,500Nov 26, 2018