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Arte africana  Portrait mask, BauleIvory Coast.

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African art Portrait mask, BauleIvory Coast. . Cm 22,00 x 33,00. Wooden mask in dark patina with elegant features. This mask belongs to the Baule tradition of the so-called portrait masks used during the dances of the Mblo celebrations. An idealized female face is here represented with various symmetrical scarifications and the mouth open in a circle.Provenance: Italian private collection, acquired in the early '70s from a historical French collection formed around the 40s of the last century.
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Arte africana Portrait mask, BauleIvory Coast.

Estimate €3,000 - €3,500
Oct 07, 2020
Starting Price €1,000
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0143: Arte africana Portrait mask, BauleIvory Coast.

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Est. €3,000 - €3,500Starting Price €1,000
AUCTION 302 -NATURALIA AND TRIBAL ART.
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Lot 0143 Details

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African art Portrait mask, BauleIvory Coast. . Cm 22,00 x 33,00. Wooden mask in dark patina with elegant features. This mask belongs to the Baule tradition of the so-called portrait masks used during the dances of the Mblo celebrations. An idealized female face is here represented with various symmetrical scarifications and the mouth open in a circle.Provenance: Italian private collection, acquired in the early '70s from a historical French collection formed around the 40s of the last century.

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