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Arte africana Portrait mask, BauleIvory Coast.
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African art Portrait mask, BauleIvory Coast. . Cm 16,00 x 43,00. Black patina wooden mask with four-end headdress. This mask belongs to the Baule tradition of the so-called portrait masks used during the dances of the mblo celebrations. The female face depicted is idealized to indicate an inner and moral beauty. Above the head, a sort of four-headed headdress possibly resembles animal horns.Provenance: Parisian collection of the painter Arturo Carmassi (Lucca 1925 - Empoli 2015). This piece had come through the inheritance of the collector and humanist Renèe Druart (Grasse 1888 - 1961) whose daughter Carmassi had married.
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Arte africana Portrait mask, BauleIvory Coast.

Estimate €2,000 - €3,000
Jun 22, 2021
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Starting Price €1,200
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0142: Arte africana Portrait mask, BauleIvory Coast.

Sold for €2,100
10 Bids
Est. €2,000 - €3,000Starting Price €1,200
ASIAN, ISLAMIC, INDIAN AND ETHNOGRAPHIC ART
Jun 22, 2021 4:30 AM EDT
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Lot 0142 Details

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African art Portrait mask, BauleIvory Coast. . Cm 16,00 x 43,00. Black patina wooden mask with four-end headdress. This mask belongs to the Baule tradition of the so-called portrait masks used during the dances of the mblo celebrations. The female face depicted is idealized to indicate an inner and moral beauty. Above the head, a sort of four-headed headdress possibly resembles animal horns.Provenance: Parisian collection of the painter Arturo Carmassi (Lucca 1925 - Empoli 2015). This piece had come through the inheritance of the collector and humanist Renèe Druart (Grasse 1888 - 1961) whose daughter Carmassi had married.

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