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Finelly carved Dan Mask -Liberia

Lot reference 11469741
Finelly carved Dan Mask -Liberia

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Mid XXth - Fine condition. Provenance Modou Sow

Finelly carved Dan Mask -Liberia

Brown Patina. complete coiffe, one chip off the lower part of rim on the back
Provenance: Modou Sow, who worked for the Berg-en-Dal Africa Museum.
Size: H=23 cm
The Dan people live in the forests in the western part of Ivory Coast and eastern Liberia and made various masks characterized by a concave face, a pointed chin, a protruding mouth, an upturned nose and a high-domed forehead.

Those mask where used to initiate young man to adulthood.
Today they are used principally in performance for tourists, the various masks had traditional functions ranging from entertainment to initiation to social control.

All our exclusive Art may be viewed or picked up in David Norden's Buy African Antiques Shop in Antwerp, by appointment.

Please note: Sold with written description of the tribe and private review by David Norden who guarantees this product's authenticity. No Stand.

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