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Ligbi Mask w Superstructure 19″ – Ivory Coast – African Art

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This mask was created in the Libgi style from Ivory Coast. The mask features three faces that are overlapping and there is a female figure on top. It measures 19 inches tall and weighs 2 pounds. There is some cracking, scuffing and general wear and tear throughout – please inspect photos. Stand not included but one can be added for an additional charge.

Type of Object

Face Mask

Country of Origin

Ivory Coast

Ethnicity

Ligbi

Material

Wood, Pigment

Approximate Age

Unknown

Height (Inches)

19"

Width (Inches)

7”

Depth (Inches)

5"

Weight (Pounds)

2 lbs

Overall Condition

Some cracking, scuffing and general wear and tear throughout.

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Tribe Information

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.”