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Yaoure are a subgroup of the Akan tribe present in Ivory Coast and Ghana. Geographically close to the Baoulé and Gouros, yoghurt influences the influence of these ethnic groups through the attention to detail and aesthetics. The masks of African art Yaouré, or Yauré, whose Baoulé have similar models, are divided into two groups which are difficult to differentiate, the I, sometimes with the addition of colored pigments, and the lo, generally with the dark patina, which intervene at funeral ceremonies or any other rite to conciliate the favors of the "Yu" spirits. The masked dancers Yoouré, Yahouré, should not be seen women, it was also forbidden to photograph them


Yaure Mask, Yahoure, Ivory Coast
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Dark glossy patina for this African mask carved by craftsmen of the Yohouré ethnic group. Zoomorphic figures, referring to the spirits of the bush, form the crest of this mask of the lo . The tripartite hair chiselled with decorative motifs is an indicator of wealth. The delicate modeling of the scarified face, the polished surface with brilliant reflections, reveal the talent of the sculptors of African tribal art of Ivory Coast.
The Yaouré form a subgroup of the Akan tribe present in Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana. Geographically close to the Baule and Gouros, the Yaure art has been marked by the influence of these ethnic groups through their attention to detail and aesthetics. The masks of African art Yaoure , or Yauré , whose Baoulé or Baule have similar models, are ...


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Big Yaouré/Yohouré Mask
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Ex-collection French African art.

Under a braided headdress arranged in high oblong crest, the refined modeling of the head is reminiscent of the sculpture Gouro. The smooth face is painted in red burgundy.Designed patterns, evoking scarifications. The lower half of the mask is accompanied by a beard composed of a succession of triangular motifs whitened with kaolin. The Yohouré are a subgroup of the Akan tribe present in Côte d'Ivoire, on the shores of Lake Kossou, and in Ghana Geographically close to the Baoulés and Gouros. The Yahouré are at the source of Baoulé art. The masks of African Yaouré art are divided into two groups, sometimes with the addition of colored pigments, and the lo, usually with a dark patina, which intervene during funeral ceremonies or any other ...


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Yohoure Lomane Mask
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African art > African mask > Yaoure Mask

This African mask belonging to the company I offers a headdress made up of birds perched on a promontory. A tripartite hair decorated with diamonds dug in the wood highlights a high forehead, while a border of triangular motifs borders the jaw. The small scarifications of the "ngole" are inscribed on the temples. The smooth, sainy surface has thinned areas.
This copy, 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 up to touch him for a purifying purpose. It also appears at present during rejoicing. The Yaouré are a subgroup of the people Akan found in Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana. Geographically close to the Baoulé and Gouros, the art of Yaouré was influenced by these ...


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Masque facial Lomane Yahouré, Yaoure
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African art > African mask > Yohoure Mask

Ex-French African art collection.
A group of four bird heads stands on long necks at the top of this African mask of the I. Finely worked hair, divided into three, is an indicator of wealth. The delicate shape of the face, the smooth and sainy patina, reveal the talent of the sculptors of African tribal art of Côte d'Ivoire. This copy named Anoman , Lomane , (baoulé bird) is part of the fourth of the seven masks I who originally danced around the deceased and leaned up to touch him for a purifying purpose. It also appears at present during 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, one can feel in the art yaouré the influence of these ethnic groups through the attention to ...





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