Wé Guéré Mask

€345.00

African masks from West Africa

Among the We, masks belong to the clan and their powers are limited to the lineage. This mask was brought out at the time of a family member's funeral to honour the memory of the deceased. We masks combine human and animal forms in oversized features; the accumulation of heterogeneous elements makes this composition qualified as the art of the aggregate.  

Origin :

A large part of the objects in this collection were given as a donation to the Geneva Museum of Ethnography in the 1980s. We are committed to providing detailed information on request.

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Data sheet

Presumed dating
1st half XXth century
Size
Ethnic group
Guéré
Material(s)
Wood, accessories
Country
Ivory Coast
Origin
Tribal art collection Switzerland
Condition
Excellent