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Baule Ndoma Mask :: (IV-Baule-0029)

AU $2,950.00 AU $2,360.00

1 in stock

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IV-Baule-0029. 1 in stock 1 × 1 × 1 cm 2 kg , , , . .

Description

This striking mask is over 70 years old;  a real treasure and in immaculate condition

This unique mask depicts rams horns. Ndoma masks portray an honoured person of the village who is celebrated during an elaborate ceremonial dance called Mblo, which is often performed on stilts. These masks represent the Baule people’s idealised vision of beauty, depicted in carefully carved features, elaborate hairstyles, and symbolic scarification.

Mask Information

Country of Origin…………….. Ivory Coast
Culture………………………… Baule
Function……………………….. Honour & Celebration
Dimensions……………………. 30 x 33 x 18cm

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