...
Search option




African art - Gouro:




Zaouli Dance Gouro Gu Mask
promo art africain
African art > African mask > Guro Mask

African Masks Gouro from central Côte d'Ivoire
This monoxyle sculpture features a smiling female face, whose hairstyle is topped by a tambourine. The room is enhanced with dark and beige tones, plum reflections for the face.
Among the group of Mande in the south, in the center of Côte d'Ivoire, on the banks of the Bandama, the Gouro are organized in lineages, and constitute the western neighbors of the Baoulé who have borrowed several characteristics of their creations. Animists, they have been using a family of masks associated with the dy Zaouli. Indeed, like the African masks Goli des Baoulé, all Guro masks, related to the geniuses of nature, come in two zoomorphic masks followed by a third anthropomorph, who is considered the wife of the mask zamblé , the Gu . The Gu , ...


View details

340.00 € 272.00 ( -20.0 %)

Gouro Elephant Mask
objet vendu
African art > African mask > Guro Mask

The african zoomorphic masks of the Dié group in the African art Gouro
Masque bicolor that divides a middle line composed of small black cabochons from the top of the head to the end of the trunk.
Organized in lineages, the Gouros are the western neighbors of the Baoulé. Their respective sculptures, by their morphology, bear witness to their close relationships. Priest and soothsayer share the predominant ritual functions among the Guro. The secret associations worship the geniuses of nature, through the masks in which spirits are supposed to reside. Their protective spirits called zuzu were revered by statues placed on altars. The masks gu, gye and dye, in the hands of notables, are only displayed during major funerals or the induction of a chief (Kerchache).


View details

Sold

Zaouli Dance Gouro Gu Mask
promo art africain
African art > African mask > Gu Mask

Ivory Coast masks and animal symbolism in African art. This monoxyle sculpture depicts a thin female face wrapped in a snake. A bird is also depicted perched on one of the shells of his hairstyle. A sharp polychrome peeling embellishes the room. Slight sparse abrasions.
Among the group of Mande of the south, in the centre of Côte d'Ivoire, on the banks of the Bandama, the Gouro are organized in bloodcuts, and constitute the western neighbors of the Baoulé who have borrowed several characteristics of their creations. Animists, they have been using a family of masks associated with the zaoulidance. Indeed, like the African Goli masks of the Baoulé, all Guro masks, related to the geniuses of nature, come in two zoomorphic masks followed by a third anthropomorph, which is considered the ...


View details

150.00 € 120.00 ( -20.0 %)

Danse Zaouli s Gouro Gu Mask
objet vendu
African art > African mask > Danse Zaouli's Gouro Gu Mask

ANIMAL SYMBOLISM IN AFRICAN ART

Made of heavy wood, this African monoxyle mask depicts a thin female face wearing two striated horns that combine with zoomorphic figures: a bird seizes a snake, a figure generally associated with Mami Wata. The expressive face with heavy carmine eyelids seems to enjoy the colorful scene, allegorical, taking place at the top. This African mask Gouro, with its contrasting colors, has a bright lacquer and satin. Remnants of his raffia set, tied with a cotton cord, remain tied around the edges of the mask. Among the southern Mande group in central Côte d'Ivoire, the Gouro have been using since the 1950s a family of African masks associated with the Zaouli dance. Like the Goli masks of the Baoulé, the set of Guro masks comes in two zoomorphic ...


View details


Sold for 185.00 Find similar item

Gouro loom
objet vendu
African art > Usual african items > Gouro chicken

Everyday aesthetics for African art in Côte d'Ivoire. In Côte d'Ivoire, the most ordinary objects had to meet aesthetic criteria. Furniture, ornaments, utensils, fabrics, are pretext for a refined artistic expression on the part of sculptors.
The cotton weaving technique has spread to West Africa thanks to the displacements of the Dioulas. Prior to colonization, cotton-fibre textiles, the latter described as " white gold", were also used as a bargaining chip. Prestigious adornments, the woven ceremonial loincloths, sometimes in large numbers, accompanied the chefs in their tomb, among the Kuba, but also among the Baoulé.
This smooth pulley stirrup represents a bat, whose behavior evokes, for the Gouro, the occult world and divination in particular, its bones being used in ...


View details

Sold

Zauli Dance Gouro Gu Mask
objet vendu
African art > African mask > Gu Mask

Animal symbolism in African art
This monoxyle African mask features a thin female face with a complex crest that mixes three types of horns associated with a bird figure. In the lower part, a female effigy, naked, also hangs from horns, composing a singular scene. This African Gouro mask is painted in contrasting tones.
Among the group of Mande from the south, in central Côte d'Ivoire, on the banks of the Bandama, the Gouro are organized in bloodcuts, and constitute the western neighbors of the Baoulé who have borrowed several characteristics of their creations. Animists, they have been using a family of masks associated with the zaoulidance. Indeed, like the African Goli masks of the Baoulé, all Guro masks, related to the geniuses of nature, come in two zoomorphic masks ...


View details

Sold

Guro Ram Mask, Guro
objet vendu
African art > African mask > Baule Mask

A naturalistic mask depicting a domestic animal dear to the people of Côte d'Ivoire, an allegory of tenacity, strength, and fertility, and sometimes also ceremonial offering to the gods. The head offers a graceful bulging to the snout with red pigmented nostrils. Crusty black patina, burgundy reflections.
Among the group of Mande from the south, in central Côte d'Ivoire, on the banks of the Bandama, the Gouro are organized in bloodcuts, and constitute the western neighbors of the Baoulé who have borrowed several characteristics of their creations. Animists, they have been using a family of masks associated with the zaoulidance. Like the African Goli masks of the Baoulé, all Guro masks, related to the geniuses of nature, come in two zoomorphic masks followed by a third anthropomorph, ...


View details

Sold

Do you want to hide sold items ? if yes, click here
Zaouli Dance Gouro Gu Mask
objet vendu
African art > African mask > Gouro Mask

An anthropomorphic face combined with zoomorphic elements, a stage that offers three seated characters, established on the summit plateau. This mask carved from dense wood, embodying a spirit of nature, is enhanced by a polychrome peeling and an oiled black patina. Among the group of Mande from the south, in central Côte d'Ivoire, the Gouro have been using a family of African masks associated with the Zaouli dance since the 1950s. Like the Goli masks of the Baoulé, all Guro masks come in two zoomorphic masks followed by a third anthropomorph, which is considered the wife of the mask zamblé, the Gu . The Gu , whose function is apotropaic, represents a young woman with the criteria of beauty specific to Guro, especially facial scarifications and lime teeth. It is by singing in honor ...


View details

Sold

Zamblé Gouro Mask
promo art africain
African art > African mask > Guro Mask

Among the group of Mande from the south, in the centre of Côte d'Ivoire, on the banks of the Bandama, the Gouro are organized in bloodcuts, and constitute the western neighbors of the Baoulé who have borrowed several characteristics of their art creations African tribal system. Animists, they have been using a family of masks associated with the Zaouli dance since the 1950s . Like the African Goli masks of the Baoulé, all Guro masks, related to the geniuses of nature, come in two zoomorphic masks followed by a third anthropomorph, which is considered the wife of the mask zamblé , the Gu . These masks are the property of families who worship the ancestors of blood-lurking, who make ritual and sacrificial use of them in order to attract divine blessings. Priest and soothsayer share ...


View details

280.00 € 224.00 ( -20.0 %)

Zamblé Gouro Mask
objet vendu
African art > African mask > Guro Mask

This African mask, sacred and not able to be seen by women, offering a whimsical combination of different zoomorphic elements, is the Zamblé , mythical male hero. Its "museau " ends here in a curved beak, framed by a geometric toothed jaw. At the top, between ram horns, totembirds face each other forming a stylized decorative element. Multicolored lacing. Matte black skate.
Among the group of Mande of the south, in the centre of Côte d'Ivoire, on the banks of the Bandama, the Gouro are organized in bloodcuts, and constitute the western neighbors of the Baoulé who have borrowed several characteristics of their creations African tribal art. As early as 1906, the French settlers changed their name "Kwéni" to "Gouro". Animists, they have been using a family of masks associated with the ...


View details

Sold

Bété Gouro African Mask
objet vendu
African art > African mask > New product

Ex-collection Belgian African art.
This African tribal mask has a bulging forehead, two pointed bun-shaped ridges deposited on finely chiseled hair. A stunned nose, two thick lips whose cracks are adorned with two old brass nails. Large traces of kaolin on the face. This Bete Gouro mask once presided over the peace-building ceremony following an armed conflict, but he also participated in the various sessions of customary justice.


View details

Sold

Zaouli Gouro Hybrid Mask
objet vendu
African art > African mask > Guro Mask

Ex-collection French tribal art.
This African mask, sacred and not able to be seen by women, offering a whimsical combination of different zoomorphic elements, is the Zamblé , mythical male hero. Its antelope snout, framed by fins, evokes a hybrid, half-antelope, half-human being. At the top of the sheep horns, and, carried by two hoops joining forward in a beak, a musician with an elephant trunk. Multicolored lacing. Oily brownish patina. Desication crack. Among the group of Mande from the south, in the centre of Côte d'Ivoire, on the banks of the Bandama, the Gouro are organized in bloodcuts, and constitute the western neighbors of the Baoulé who have borrowed several characteristics of their art creations African tribal system. Animists, they have been using a family of masks ...


View details

Sold

Guro Mask, gouro
objet vendu
African art > African mask > Gouro Mask

Among the group of Mande from the south, in the centre of Côte d'Ivoire, on the banks of the Bandama, the Gouro are organized in bloodcuts, and constitute the western neighbors of the Baoulé who have borrowed several characteristics of their creations. Animists, they have been using a family of masks associated with the Zaouli dance since the 1950s . Like the African Goli masks of the Baoulé, all Guro masks, related to the geniuses of nature, come in two zoomorphic masks followed by a third anthropomorph, which is considered the wife of the mask zamblé , the Gu . These masks are the property of families who worship the ancestors of blood-lurking, who make ritual and sacrificial use of them in order to attract divine blessings. Priest and soothsayer share the predominant ritual ...


View details

Sold

Zauli Gouro Mask
objet vendu
African art > African mask > Zaouli Mask

African art Gouro.
Among the group of Mande of the south, in central Côte d'Ivoire, the Gouro have been using since the 1950s a family of African masks associated with the Zaouli dance . Like the Goli masks of the Baoulé, all Guro masks come in two zoomorphic masks followed by a third anthropomorph, which is considered the wife of the mask zamblé , the Gu . The Gu , whose function is apotropaic, represents a young woman with the criteria of beauty specific to Guro, especially facial scarifications and lime teeth. The zaouli embodies a mature man with a beard represented by raffia cords attached to the lower perforations of the mask's contours. The Zamblé embodies a bush animal, usually a middle lope.
Half-human half-animal, the sculpted face evoking an antelope is ...


View details

Sold

Gouro Zaouli dance mask
objet vendu
African art > African mask > Zaouli mask

Ex-French African art collection.
A tribal sculpture made in a dense wood, it offers a feminine face with fine lines, smiling, topped by a complex scene in the form of horns of sheep and animals of the savannah established on a circular platform. A lacquer of contrasting colors animates the surface locally abraded. Upper contour of the damaged mask.
Among the group of Southern Demands, in the center of Ivory Coast, the Gouro have been using a family of African masks associated with Zaouli dance since the 1950s. Like the Goli masks of the Baoulé, all the Guro masks come in two zoomorphic masks followed by a third anthropomorph, which is considered the wife of the Zamblé mask, the Gu. Gu, whose function is apotropaic, represents a young woman with the beauty criteria of Guro, ...


View details

Sold

Zaouli Dance Gouro Gu Mask
promo art africain
African art > Puppets > Zaouli Mask

African art Gouro.
Monoxyle tribal sculpture made in dense wood, it takes the form of a thin feminine face, lacquered in a deep red, topped with two streaked shells accompanied by a volatile figure at the top. A lacquer of contrasting colours has given this African Gouro mask a smooth and shiny surface. Among the group of Mande from the south, in central Côte d'Ivoire, the Gouro have been using a family of African masks associated with the dance Zaouli since the 1950s. Like the Goli masks of the Baoulé, all Guro masks come in two zoomorphic masks followed by a third anthropomorph, which is considered the wife of the mask zamblé , the Gu . The Gu , whose function is apotropaic, represents a young woman with the criteria of beauty specific to Guro, especially facial scarifications and ...


View details

380.00 € 304.00 ( -20.0 %)

Gouro Zaouli Mask
promo art africain
African art > African mask > Gouro Zaouli Mask

African art Gouro.
Among the group of Mande of the south, in central Côte d'Ivoire, the Gouro have been using a family of African masks associated with the dance Zaouli since the 1950s. Like the Goli masks of the Baoulé, all Guro masks come in two zoomorphic masks followed by a third anthropomorph, which is considered the wife of the mask zamblé , the Gu . The Gu , whose function is apotropaic, represents a young woman with the criteria of beauty specific to Guro, especially facial scarifications and lime teeth. The zaouli incarnate a mature man with a beard represented by raffia cords attached to the lower perforations of the mask contours. The Zamblé, on the other hand, embodies a bush animal, usually an antelope. The forehead occupies three-quarters of the top volume of this ...


View details

380.00 € 304.00 ( -20.0 %)





Previously viewed items
African art  -  New York - Paris - London

© 2020 - Digital Consult SPRL

Essentiel Galerie SPRL
73 Rue de Tournai - 7333 Tertre - Belgique
+32 (0)65.529.100