This mask was created in the style of the Ligbi people of Ivory Coast. The mask has a smooth surface and elegant features. It measures 12.5 inches tall, 16 inches including the custom stand, and weighs 1.5 pounds, 3.5 pounds including stand. There is some chipping around the back of the mask and minor cracking, scuffing and general wear and tear throughout – please inspect photos.
Beautiful Ligbi Mask 16″ on Stand – Ivory Coast – African Art
1 in stock
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12.5" mask | 16" on stand
3" mask | 5" on stand
1.5 lbs mask | 3.5 lbs including stand
Chipping around back of mask. Wear and tear throughout.
About the Ligbi People
“The Ligbi people of Côte d’Ivoire belong to the larger Senoufo group. They have a population of about 18–28 thousand and live in the north-eastern area of Côte d’Ivoire, and north-western Ghana.
Ligbi (Lig) is also the name of a major language group used by the larger Mande tribe grouping.
The vast majority of Ligbi people identify as Muslim.”