Gu" mask, Gouro people, Ivory Coast

20th century
Tribal Art
From: 69620, Ternand, France

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    Mask featuring a female face. The facial features are fine and the head is topped with an elaborate hairstyle. Teeth are shown filed down, a mark of beauty. This mask, called "Gu", represents the wife of the "Zamblé" mask in the "Zaouli" dance.
    The nose is not pointed, but flattened at the tip.
    A very fine example from the early 20th century.
    Hardwood with worn patina, black and red pigments.
    Height: 33 cm
    Gouro people, Ivory Coast
    Sold with its base

    Ref: 8NOWQJ60AW

    Condition Good
    Ethnic group Gouro - Guro
    Style Tribal Art (African Masks of Tribal Art Style)
    Period 20th century (African Masks 20th century)
    Country of origin Ivory Coast
    Height (cm) 33 cm
    Materials Wood
    Shipping Time Ready to ship in 4-7 Business Days
    Location 69620, Ternand, France
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