Kpeliye Mask - Wood - Senufo - Ivory Coast - Asian African Art
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Kpeliye Mask – Wood – Senufo – Ivory Coast

 125,00

Mid 20th century – Good condition, used with some signs of wear

Object: Kpeliye Mask
Ethnic group/ culture: Senufo
Region/ country: Ivory Coast
Material: Wood
Period: mid 20th century
Condition: Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand: No
Dimensions: 38×18×9 cm
Weight: 900 g

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Description

Stylistic wooden mask from the Senufo people of Ivory Coast.
The unique features which characterize the Kpelie mask include elongated flanges radiating from the bottom part of the mask, which are a reference to the hornbill bird. The horns on the mask refer to the ram, an important sacrificial animal.

Provenance: former private collection from Belgium.

Shipping within 24 hours after the payment is received. Tracking number will be provided. Signature upon delivery. Fully insured.
May as well be viewed and picked up at the Asian African Art Gallery in Vessem (NL).

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