Passport Mask, Dan-bassa, Ivory Coast Or Liberia flag

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"Passport Mask, Dan-bassa, Ivory Coast Or Liberia"
Old passport mask with a concave face. The forehead is rounded and the lower part of the face is projected forward. The mouth is cube-shaped and responds to the geometric and angular nose. The face is scarified with a band starting from the forehead and descending all over the nose. The eyes are suggested by two slight bumps.
Four iron nails are driven into the top of the head. Wood with a very beautiful shiny patina of use. Slight erosion (see photo).
Dan-Bassa people, Ivory Coast or Liberia.
First half of the 20th century
Ex- French private collection
H: 12 cm
Price : 550 €
Artist : Dan-bassa
Period:20th Century
Style:Tribal Art
Condition : Etat d'usage

Material : Bois, fer
Height : 12 cm

Reference : 824329
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