Kokole Kwain mask of the Dja Yaure - SOLD OUT

African art Yohouré: mask

This authentic African mask with remarkable patina and beautiful symmetry has a top plate surmounted by four cylindrical appendages whose ends are encrusted with clear pigment. There are also recurring triangular motifs in the Yohouré / Yaoure artistic corpus.

The openwork crenellation of the beard is also a reference. The headdress consists of three lobes, also finely carved and decorated with triangular patterns. This is a traditional mask of protection. Indigenous repairs visible on two appendages.

Origin : private collection, FranceDating : 1960'sSize : 41 x 18 cmMaterial : wood   

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Data sheet

Presumed dating
Mid XXth century
Size
Ethnic group
Yohouré / Yaouré / Yaure
Material(s)
Wood
Country
Ivory Coast
Origin
Tribal art collection France

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