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Yohoure mask (N° 21371)

Ancient helmet mask combining male and female faces, on which appear the traditional scarifications named " ngole". It is surmounted by an animal-totem.
These African masks portraits of Baule, ndoma, which are part of one of the oldest artistic traditions Baule of Côte d'Ivoire and frequently represent an idealized character, have the particularity of appearing at the end of ceremonies of entertainment dances. These are named, depending on the region, bedwo , ngblo , mblo , adjussu , etc.... Each of these masks differ in hairstyles, placement and choice of scarification. They perform during danced events accompanied by music and songs, celebrations, visits of personalities, staging various satirical scenarios.
Nice velvety, semi-granular patina, ochre incrustations. Desiccation cracks, erosions.  

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OriginEx-collection française
EthnyYaouré
Countrycôte d'ivoire
Material(s)wood
Height cm25
Width23 cm
Weight2.45 Kg
Socle inclusOptional

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