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Djimini / Ligbi Du Do Mask
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Always somewhat unusual, this type of facial sculpture of the Ligbi, Djimini, is surmounted here by a beak of calao whose curved beak returns vertically highlights the ovoid contours of the mask. High-tops of tricolour pigments and inlays of gilded metal enhance the features marked with scarificiations in cat whiskers. Narrow slits form the look, and the mouth also boils down to a thin opening. Satin brown patina.
Andeblis in Ivory Coast, but also in Ghana, the Ligbi , Islamized, were nevertheless influenced by tribal sculpture Senoufo . They borrowed elements that they incorporated into African masks related to the society of do . This masked tradition has been preserved to manifest itself during religious festivals accompanied by sacrifices and songs such as the end of Ramadan, ...


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Djimini / Ligbi Du Do Mask
African art > African mask > Ligbi Mask

this ovoid mask of the Ligbi, Djimini, seems to be trapped behind the beaks of calas carved at the top. Very discreet highlights of blue and red pigments, and kaolin, highlight the scarifications of the face. Narrow slits form the look, and the mouth also boils down to a sober opening. Satin brown patina, slightly grainy.
Andeblis in Ivory Coast, but also in Ghana, the Ligbi , Islamized, were nevertheless influenced by tribal sculpture Senoufo . They borrowed elements that they incorporated into African masks related to the society of do . This masked tradition has been preserved to manifest itself during religious festivals accompanied by sacrifices and songs such as the end of Ramadan, and symbolizing in this way the breaking of the fast. Just before the festivities, if ...


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380.00

Masque facial LIgbi
African art > African mask > Ligbi Mask

Ovoid shape framed with curved horns forward, for this heavy African mask of the Ligbi. Discreet highlights of blue and red pigments, and kaolin, form the linear patterns depicting the scarifications of the face, and those of the corners of the mouth, said in "moustaches of cat".Speckled brown patina.
Established in Ivory Coast, but also in Ghana, the Ligbi , Islamized, however, were influenced by the tribal sculpture Senoufo . They borrowed elements from it that they incorporated into African masks linked to the do society. This masked tradition has been preserved to manifest itself during religious holidays accompanied by sacrifices and songs such as the end of Ramadan, and symbolizing in this way the breaking of the fast. Just before the festivities, if necessary, the mask will ...


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280.00

Ligbi Mask
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Regular ovoid volume for this African Ligbi mask flanked by its reduced reproduction at the top. Horns return in a bow towards the center of the face on either side of a tripartite kaolin-like hairstyle like the end of the horns. Discreet highlights of blue and red pigments embellish the ensemble. Grainy, light brown speckled skate. missing on the upper horns. Established in Ivory Coast, but also in Ghana, the Ligbi , Islamized, however, were influenced by the tribal sculpture Senoufo . They borrowed elements from it that they incorporated into African masks linked to the do society. This masked tradition has been preserved to manifest itself during religious holidays accompanied by sacrifices and songs such as the end of Ramadan, and symbolizing in this way the breaking of the fast. ...


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Ligbi Mask
African art > African mask > Djimini Mask

A female effigy, in bust, surmounts the face of this monoxyle mask. The influence of the Senoufo neighbors is manifested by the presence of side appendages reminiscent of the contours of the masks kpeliye . The Ligbi are also known for the use of blue pigments on their masks, raising with red ochre the fins, the look, and the scarifications of the mouth. The triple nose here offers an intriguing feature. Grainy surface.

Established in Ivory Coast, but also in Ghana, the Ligbi , Islamized, however, were influenced by the tribal sculpture Senoufo, since they instructed Senoufo or Mandé to sculpt their masks. This is why certain elements have been integrated into the masks related to the society of the do . This masked tradition has been preserved to manifest itself ...


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