Cowrie Shell Decorated Dan Mask 13″ – Ivory Coast – African Tribal Art

Original price was: $380.00.Current price is: $95.00.


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This mask was carved in the style of the Dan people of Ivory Coast. The mask is decorated with cloth, string, raffia, shells and metal bells. It has a beautiful face with carved circular protruding eyes and a large mouth. It measures 13 inches tall and weighs 2 pounds. There is some scrapes and wear and tear throughout – please inspect photos. Stand not included.

Type of Object

Face Mask

Country of Origin

Ivory Coast


Dan Guere


wood, pigment, shells, string, textile, metal bells

Approximate Age


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Weight (Pounds)

2 lbs

Overall Condition

Good with minor imperfections – see photos

Tribe Information

About the Dan People

The Dan are known for their superb woodwork. Masks are the single most paramount form of artwork created by the Dan, creating a bridge between the supernatural and physical worlds.
Read more about the Dan here.


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