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Zoomorphic Dan Mask 12.5″- Ivory Coast – African Tribal Art

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This mask was carved in the style of the Dan people of Ivory Coast. The mask has been carved with an interesting animal like face with an exaggerated open mouth expression. It measures 12.5 inches tall and weighs a 2.5 pounds. This piece is in good condition with minor imperfections such as cracking, scrapes and scuffs – please see photos. Stand is not included.

Type of Object

Mask

Country of Origin

Ivory Coast

Ethnicity

Dan

Material

wood, pigment, shells

Approximate Age

Unknown

Height (Inches)

12.5"

Width (Inches)

9"

Depth (Inches)

6"

Weight (Pounds)

2.5 lbs

Overall Condition

Some cracking, scrapes and scuffs.

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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