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Maou Mask - Wood - Dan - Ivory Coast - Asian African Art
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Maou Mask – Wood – Dan – Ivory Coast


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

Object:Maou Mask
Ethnic group/ culture:Dan
Region/ country:Ivory Coast
Period:mid 20th century
Condition:Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand:No
Dimensions:73×16×10 cm
Weight:1500 g

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The Dan Maou people occupy the North-West part of the Dan territory. They carve large face masks with chins issuing a long beak which are covered in a thick encrusted patina. This type of mask is feared bu the population as it has a judiciary function and is worn to denounce spell-casters.

Great tribaly used Dan Maou mask in a good condition.

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).