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Mask - YAURE - Ivory Coast

Lot reference 21768737
Mask - YAURE - Ivory Coast

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Location: France
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$56 Bidder 5253
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2nd half of the 20th century - Good condition

Wood; Polychromy; Patina of wear.
35 cm.
Delivered without stand.

Very known, especially for their famous dark patina, Yaure masks symbolise the Yu (spiritual power) and are most of the time topped by a totem animal or by a sort of comb; the border of the masks is often ornamented with a crenellated pattern.

Yaure masks are usually worn on two occasions, the ye and the lo. The celebration of the ye has as aim the purification of the village after one’s death and helps to soul of the deceased to reach eternal rest; they are painted on this occasion. ON the occasion of the ceremonies of the yo, we can see masks appear covered with black pigments. In practice, all sorts of masks are interchangeably used in different ceremonies.

These masks are renowned because they are very “powerful” and are even so “dangerous” that women of the village, even post-menopausal, are not allowed to see them, they only appear at night.

Careful packaging. Express shipment.

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    another broken lot again..the same problem....careless packing, just throw the lot in an empty box, i beliave it was broken before i was placed in the box..never again so many complains..shame on you!
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    madeirasailmakers January 31, 2019

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    it's the 3th time i recieve a broken lot from this seller
    I've noticed that every time this seller sells the lot for a low price, he just throws the lot in an emty box, i don't recomend this seller!
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    madeirasailmakers January 31, 2019

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    Perfect
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    user-d3bf991 January 22, 2019

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    Wonderful mask, well packed and delivery within one week.
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    Livraison irréprochable, emballage très professionnel, tout a fonctionné sur des roulettes.
    L'objet correspond tout à fait à mes attentes. Les photos et détails fournis n'ont pas menti.
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    fanfan80 January 19, 2019

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    Beau masque, expédition très rapide, merci!
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    danmask January 18, 2019

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    Tout a été parfait, merci.
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    belle transaction, bel objet, reçu bien emballe
    a recommander
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    Oggetto conforme alla descrizione, spedizione accurata. Ottimo venditore
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    Colis en bon état bien réceptionné!

    Merci
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    Everithing Ok, Informations and shippment, Very good Catawiki seller, Many thanks and best regards from Portugal. João Alarcão
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    Envoi rapide, bien emballé.
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    Rápido y perfecto.
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    erhalten
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    user-71d04f3 January 8, 2019

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    The mask is as it was described. It arrived in bubble wrap in a paper box with a bad odor. It seems that the box contained sausages or something like that. Come on, use a clean new box!
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    user-12ba28b January 2, 2019

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    Beau masque très particulier par son look et par sa grande taille avec son personnage juché sur le panneau décoratif : content de mon achat.
    Merci au vendeur.
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    everything right
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    guille84 December 24, 2018

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    Thanks wonderfull mask, I love it
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    user-ee0feaf December 23, 2018

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    Très bien
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    MITHRIDATE December 22, 2018

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    plaumens December 21, 2018

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    Bien reçu . Encore merci
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    1dominique December 19, 2018

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    Ras , parfait 👍
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    rgeere59 December 18, 2018

  • Good packaging, quick delivery

    user-ae015cc December 17, 2018

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