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.
Ligbi Mask w Superstructure 19″ – Ivory Coast – African Art
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Some cracking, scuffing and general 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.”