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Arte africana Portrait mblo mask, BauleIvory Coast.

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Arte africana  Portrait mblo mask, BauleIvory Coast.

Lot 0087 Details

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African art Portrait mblo mask, BauleIvory Coast. . Cm 20,00 x 39,00. Dark patina wooden mask. This mask belongs to the Baule tradition of the so-called portrait masks used during the dances of the Mblo celebrations. An idealized female face is here depicted according to Baule's canons of beauty. In addition to some classic decorations that show scarifications, the open mouth with visible teeth is noted.
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Arte africana Portrait mblo mask, BauleIvory Coast.

Estimate €3,000 - €3,500
Mar 24, 2020
Starting Price €1,000
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0087: Arte africana Portrait mblo mask, BauleIvory Coast.

Sold for €1,600
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Est. €3,000 - €3,500Starting Price €1,000
Auction 285 African and Oceanian Art
Tue, Mar 24, 2020 10:00 AM
Buyer's Premium 31%

Lot 0087 Details

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African art Portrait mblo mask, BauleIvory Coast. . Cm 20,00 x 39,00. Dark patina wooden mask. This mask belongs to the Baule tradition of the so-called portrait masks used during the dances of the Mblo celebrations. An idealized female face is here depicted according to Baule's canons of beauty. In addition to some classic decorations that show scarifications, the open mouth with visible teeth is noted.

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