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Dan Grebo "Hands Up" Mask
Dan Grebo "Hands Up" Mask
Dan Grebo "Hands Up" Mask
Dan Grebo "Hands Up" Mask
Dan Grebo "Hands Up" Mask
Dan Grebo "Hands Up" Mask
Dan Grebo "Hands Up" Mask
Dan Grebo "Hands Up" Mask
Dan Grebo "Hands Up" Mask
Dan Grebo "Hands Up" Mask
Dan Grebo "Hands Up" Mask
Dan Grebo "Hands Up" Mask

Dan Grebo “Hands Up” Mask w/ Custom Stand 29″ – Ivory Coast

$350.00 $315.00

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This amazing Grebo mask portrays an abstract face with three hands coming from the front. The mask measures 29 inches tall and weighs 8 pounds. The mask comes with the custom made stand.

Type of Object

Face Mask

Country of Origin

Ivory Coast

Ethnicity

Grebo

Material

Wood, pigment, fabric, vegetable fiber, feathers

Approximate Age

Unknown

Height (Inches)

29" mask, 29.5" on custom stand

Width (Inches)

11"

Depth (Inches)

13"

Weight (Pounds)

8 lbs mask, 9 lbs with stand

Overall Condition

Some imperfections and wear and tear. See photos or inquire for more information.

Tribe Information

About the Grebo People

“Unlike the other populations living in Liberia, the Grebo people are not structured by the Poro society. They are ruled by a chief known as Bodio who lives in near total isolation. The characteristic feature of Grebo masks are an elongated nose set between tubular eyes. These masks were recently attributed to a neighbouring tribe, the Kru, who live on the Ivory Coast. Since they have one or several pair of eyes, it is thought they may represent sears.”

Source:
Baquart, Jean-Baptiste. The Tribal Arts of Africa. New York: Thames and Hudson Inc. 1998. Print.