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Baoule mask
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African mask depicting a male face bearing scars in relief called "ngole" surmounted by a majestic braided hairstyle. This mask would embody spiritual power.
Abraded light brown patina.

Element missing on a shell bordering the face.
The Yaouré are a subgroup of the Akan people present in Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana. Geographically close to the Baoulé and the Gouros, Yaouré art was marked by the influence of these ethnic groups through attention to detail and aesthetics. The masks of African art Yaouré , or Yauré , of which the Baoulé or Baule possess similar models, divide into two groups that are difficult to distinguish, the je , sometimes with the addition of colored pigments, and the lo , generally with a dark patina, which occur during funeral ...


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Yohoure mask
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br>A subgroup of the Akan tribe present in Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana, the Yaouré sculpted masks inspired by the neighboring Baoulé and Gouro groups. This African mask belonging to the je society is surmounted by a bird figure. The "ngole" scarifications mark the temples.
This type of mask, which also appears today during festivities, could be attributed to the group of Anoman, Lomane, (bird), fourth of the seven masks I which originally danced around the deceased and bent down to touch him for purifying purposes. The masks of African art Yaouré , or Yauré , of which the Baoulé have almost analogous models, are divided into two groups which are difficult to differentiate, the je , sometimes with the addition of colored pigments, and the lo, with a generally dark patina, ...


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Yohoure mask
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Classic and composite masks from Ivory Coast.
The delicacy of the features of a naturalist-type face is here underlined by a border, which is engraved with diamond patterns. Narrow zoomorphic ears allied to the horns at the top compose a graceful hybrid mask. Locally lighter satin black patina.
Organized into lineages, the Gouros are the western neighbors of the Baoulé and the Yauré. Their respective sculptures, by their morphology, bear witness to their close relationship. Priest and diviner share the predominant ritual functions among the Guro. Secret associations worship the geniuses of nature, through the masks in which the spirits are supposed to reside. Their protective spirits called zuzu were worshiped through statues placed on altars. The gu, gye and dye masks, in ...


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Yaoure mask
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Flanked by a crest offering superimposed sculpted motifs, this African yohoure mask wears a hairstyle divided into three evoking wealth. The African tribal art sculptors of Côte d'Ivoire are renowned for their mastery, which this example illustrates. Named Anoman,Lomane, (bird in Baoulé) it would represent the fourth of the seven I masks originally dancing around the deceased and leaning until you touch it for purifying purposes. He is also currently intervening during festivities.

Abraded patina, kaolin highlights.
The Yaouré are a sub-group of the Akan people present in Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana. Geographically close to the Baoulé and the Gouros, the influence of these ethnic groups can be felt in Yaouré art through attention to detail and aesthetics. The masks of ...


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Yaure, Yohoure/ Guro polychrome mask
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The face of this African mask yaure tinted with a slightly abraded polychromy is surmounted by ape-like figures. This anthropo-zoomorphic mask evokes the zamble of the Guros.
The Yaouré are a sub-group of the Akan people present in Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana. Geographically close to the Baoulé and the Gouros, we can read in yogurt art the influence of these ethnic groups through attention to detail and aesthetics. The masks of African art Yaouré , or Yauré , are divided into two groups that are difficult to differentiate, the je , or dié, sometimes with the addition of colored pigments, and lo , generally with a dark patina, which intervene during funeral ceremonies or any other rite in order to win the favors of the "Yu" spirits.
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Yaure Lomane mask
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A subgroup of the Akan people present in Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana, the Yaoure created masks on which the influence of the Baule and Gouro style can be read, and vice versa. This African mask is surmounted by a figure of a drinking bird.
Beautiful patina of use, partially abraded, slight residues of polychrome pigments. This example, which could be attributed to the Anoman group, Lomane , (bird) is part of the fourth of the seven I masks that originally danced around the deceased and bent over until it touched him for purifying purposes. It also appears currently during celebrations. The African art masks Yaouré , or Yauré , of which the Baoulé possess almost analogous models, are divided into two groups that are difficult to differentiate, the je , sometimes with the ...


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Yohoure Kokole Kwain mask of Dja
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African art Yohoure. Surmounted by an openwork panel and four angled protrusions, this African Yohoure mask is enhanced by a burgundy patina. White pigments contrast with the dark patina. As is often the case with the Yohoure, a frieze of triangular motifs emphasizes the elegant shape of the face.
The Yohoure are a subgroup of the Akan people present in Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana. Geographically close to the Baule and the Gouros, one feels the influence of these ethnic groups through the concern for detail and aesthetics in Yaoure art. African art masks Yaouré , or Yauré , are divided into two groups that are difficult to differentiate, the je , sometimes with the addition of colored pigments, and the lo , generally with a dark patina, which are used during funeral ceremonies or ...

Yaure, Yohoure mask
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Reflecting the refinement of traditional sculpture in Côte d'Ivoire, this mask of modest size, offering harmonious features and topped with a stylized motif, bears a crenellated beard decorated with diamond-shaped engravings.
Brown satin patina, kaolin residue. The Yaoure form a subgroup of the Akan people present in Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana. Geographically close to the Baule and Gouros, the art of the Yaoure has been influenced by these neighboring ethnic groups, and vice versa. The masks of African art Yaouré , or Yauré , of which the Baoulé possess almost analogous models, are divided into two groups that are difficult to differentiate, the je , sometimes with the addition of colored pigments, and the lo , generally with a dark patina, which are used during ...


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Yaure mask, Yohoure, Ivory Coast
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Topped with a sculpted figure, this African yaoure mask sports a hairstyle incised with geometric patterns, divided into three, indicating material ease. The regular features are raised from the traditional scarifications. This mask from the Ivory Coast also appears during celebrations. Satin patina, locally abraded. Height on base: 53 cm.
The Yaoure are a sub-group of the Akan people present in Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana. Geographically close to the Baule and the Gouros, one feels the influence of these ethnic groups in the Yaoure art through the concern for detail and aesthetics. The masks of African art Yaouré, or Yauré, of which the Baoulé have similar models, are divided into two groups that are difficult to differentiate, the je, sometimes with the addition of colored ...

Lomane Yaure mask
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Plastic perfection of the African art Yohouré
A bird figure stands between the horns of this African Yohoure mask. A collar chiseled with geometric motifs surrounds three quarters of the face. Satin patina.

The Yaoure are a subgroup of the Akan people present in Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana. Geographically close to the Baule and the Gouros, the influence of these ethnic groups can be felt in Yaoure art through the attention to detail and aesthetics. The masks of early art Yaouré , or Yauré , are divided into two groups that are difficult to differentiate, the je , sometimes with the addition of colored pigments, and the lo , generally with a dark patina, which are used during funeral ceremonies or any other rite in order to conciliate the favors of the spirits ...


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Mask Yaure, Yohoure, Lomane
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Ex-collection of French African art.
Surmounted by three figures of birds, this African mask of the je is depicted wearing a hairstyle divided in three evoking wealth. The quality of the model, the balance of volumes, the glossy dark patina, reveal the talent of African tribal art sculptors from Côte d'Ivoire. This copy, named Anoman , Lomane , (bird in baoulé) is part of the fourth of the seven masks je which originally danced around the deceased and leaned to the touch for a purifying purpose. He also appears at the moment in the course of rejoicing.
The Yaouré are a subgroup of the Akan People present in Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana. Geographically close to the Baoulé and the Gouros, we feel in yaouré art the influence of these ethnic groups through attention to detail and ...

Mask Yaure, Yohoure, Ivory Coast
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Harmonious symmetry for this African tribal mask from the Yaure of the Ivory Coast. It is surmounted by stylized elements representing a hairstyle, an assembly of braided hair on a frame. Black patina, residues encrusted with kaolin. The Yaoure form a subgroup of the Akan people present in Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana. Geographically close to the Baule and the Gouros, the Yaoure art was marked by the influence of these ethnic groups through the attention to detail and aesthetics. African art masks Yaouré, or Yauré, of which the Baoulé or Baule have similar models, are divided into two groups that are difficult to differentiate, the je , sometimes with the addition of colored pigments, and the lo, generally with a dark patina, which are used during funeral ceremonies or any other ...

Yaure Lomane polychrome mask
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br>Topped with bird figures surrounded by horns, this African mask from the I features hair divided into three evoking wealth. The subtle modeling of the face, the glossy lacquered patina, reveal the talent of the sculptors of African tribal art from the Ivory Coast. This example named Anoman ,Lomane, (bird in Baule) is part of the fourth of the seven I masks that originally danced around the deceased and bent over until it touched him for a purifying purpose. It also currently appears during celebrations.
The Yaoure are a subgroup of the Akan people present in Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana. Geographically close to the Baule and the Gouros, one feels the influence of these ethnic groups through the attention to detail and aesthetics in Yaoure art. The masks of African art ...

Yaure Lomane Mask
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A subgroup of the Akan people present in Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana, the Yaouré have produced a sculptural art influenced by the neighbouring Baoulé and Gouros ethnic groups, and vice versa. This African mask belonging to the je society is topped by a stage featuring two ibis drinking face to face. The hair is organized into braids while a collar engraved with triangular patterns borders the face. Polychrome discreet Vivid polychrome laquising, partialmet abrased.
This example, which could be attributed to the group of Anoman , Lomane , (bird) is part of the fourth of the seven masks I originally danced around the deceased and leaned to the touch for a purifying purpose. He also appears at the moment in the course of rejoicing. . African art masks Yaouré , or Yauré , whose Baoulé ...


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Yaure Mask, Yohoure
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br>Surmounted by a scene depicting hornbills drinking, this African mask of the je, or ye, is represented wearing a tripartite hairstyle associated with wealth. This specimen named Anoman, Lomane, (bird in baoulé) is part of the fourth of the seven masks je that originally danced around the deceased and bent over to touch him for purifying purposes. It also appears nowadays during celebrations. Abraded polychrome patina.
The Yaouré are a subgroup of the Akan people present in Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana. Geographically close to the Baule and Gouros, one can feel the influence of these ethnic groups in yoghurt art through their attention to detail and aesthetics. The African art masks Yaoure, or Yauré, of which the Baoule have similar models, are divided into two ...


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Yohoure Mask, Yaure, Ivory Coast
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Surmounted by an animal scene probably representing hornbills, this African mask of the je is represented wearing a hairstyle divided into three evoking wealth. The quality of the modeling, the balance of the volumes, the dark glossy patina, reveal the elegance of the African tribal art of Ivory Coast. This specimen named Anoman, Lomane, (bird in baoulé) is part of the fourth of the seven masks je which originally danced around the deceased and bent down to touch him for a purifying purpose. It also appears nowadays during revelry.
The Yaouré are a subgroup of the Akan people present in Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana. Geographically close to the Baule and Gouros, one can feel the influence of these ethnic groups in yoghurt art through their attention to detail and ...

Small Yohoure / Yaouré mask
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The art of Côte d'Ivoire and the elegance of its sculpted masks
Reflet of the refinement of traditional sculpture of Côte d'Ivoire, this modest-sized mask, with regular features and horns, is decorated with metal sheets contrasting with the dark patina.
The Yaouré are a subgroup of the Akan people present in Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana. Geographically close to the Baoulé and the Gouros, the art of the Yaouré was influenced by these neighbouring ethnic groups, and vice versa. African art masks Yaouré , or Yauré , whose Baoulé have almost similar models, are divided into two groups that are difficult to differentiate, the je , sometimes with the addition of coloured pigments, and the lo, usually with a dark patina, who intervene during funeral ceremonies or any other rite in order ...

Yohoure/Baoule Mask
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Glossy mahogany brown skate for this African mask sculpted by artisans of the Yohouré ethnic group. Faces are reproduced in miniature between the braided shells depicted on this mask of the lo . The chiseled hair of decorative patterns is an indicator of wealth. The delicate patterned brass-encrusted face and polished surface with bright reflections reveal the talent of African tribal art sculptors in Côte d'Ivoire.
The Yaouré are a subgroup of the Akan people present in Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana. Geographically close to the Baoulé and Gouros , the art yaouré was marked by the influence of these ethnic groups through attention to detail and aesthetics. African art masks Yaouré, or Yauré, whose Baoulé or Baule have similar models, are divided into two groups that are difficult to ...


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Yohoure Lomane Mask
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Three identical birds are grouped in stage on this African mask of the je. A finely worked hair, divided into three, is an indicator of wealth. The delicate pattern of the face highlighted by a brilliant dark patina illustrates the mastery of African tribal artists from Côte d'Ivoire. This copy, named Anoman , Lomane , (bird in baoulé) is part of the fourth of the seven masks je which originally danced around the deceased and leaned to the touch for a purifying purpose. He also appears at the moment in the course of rejoicing. The Yaouré a subgroup of the Akan People present in Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana. Geographically close to the Baoulé and the Gouros, we feel in yaouré art the influence of these ethnic groups through attention to detail and aesthetics. The masks of African art Yaouré, ...


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Mask Yaoure, Yohoure, Lomane
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Plastic perfection of African art Yohouré
A bird figure with outstretched wings composes the crest of this African Yohouré mask with sheep horns. The face lined with a collar decorated with triangular motifs expresses a serene concentration. Polychrome shard.

The Yaouré are a subgroup of the Akan People present in Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana. Geographically close to the Baoulé and the Gouros, we feel in yaouré art the influence of these ethnic groups through attention to detail and aesthetics. The first art masks Yaouré, or Yauré , are divided into two groups that are difficult to differentiate, the I, sometimes with the addition of coloured pigments, and the lo, usually with the dark patina, which intervene during funeral ceremonies or any other rite in order to reconcile ...

Yohoure Lomane Mask
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A subgroup of the Akan people present in Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana, the Yaouré have produced a sculptural art influenced by the neighbouring Baoulé and Gouros ethnic groups, and vice versa. This African mask belonging to the je company is topped with a stage featuring three ibis. The hair is organized into thick braids gathered upwards while a collar engraved with triangular patterns borders the face. Discreet polychromy yellow and burgundy ochre.
This example, which could be attributed to the group of Anoman , Lomane , (bird) is part of the fourth of the seven masks I originally danced around the deceased and leaned to the touch for a purifying purpose. He also appears at the moment in the course of rejoicing. . African art masks Yaouré , or Yauré , whose Baoulé have almost similar ...


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