This mask was carved in the style of the Dan people of Ivory Coast. The mask features a bird-like face with a large beak. There is organic matter encrusting the patina. The mask measures 32.5 inches tall, 35 inches including base, and weighs 6.5 pounds. There is some cracking, scuffing and wear and tear throughout – please inspect photos.
Encrusted Dan Bird Mask 35″ on Base – Ivory Coast – African Art
1 in stock
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Wood, pigment, leather and organic matter
32.5" mask | 35" including stand
6.5 lbs mask | 12.5 lbs including stand
Some cracking, scuffing and general wear and tear throughout.
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.