Zakpai mask - Dan - Ivory Coast - SOLD

The diversity of African masks among the Dan

The stylistic characteristics of this mask fit into the aesthetic canons of art dan. We find an ovoid face and extruded features, especially of the mouth and nose.

The almost closed eyes are embedded in a bright colored band as often seen on masks dan. The voluminous headdress is present. On observing small cowrie ornaments.

This authentic mask has been acquired by a tribal art collector. Visit our gallery to find others.

Origin : private collection, FranceDating : 1950Size : 26 x 19 cmMaterials : wood, shells, rope

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Data sheet

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

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