Stylistic bronze mask from the Djimini people of Ivory Coast.
African Forger Mask in Bronze - DJIMINI or LIGBI Ethnic Group - from Ivory Coast The Djimini confide themselves to the forces of nature, rivers, mountains, rocks, the sun, etc... and also to objects of worship. Collected in the region of Dabakala, in the northeast of Ivory Coast.
This type of mask was used in village chief induction ceremonies.
This mask is representative of Djimini art, with a nice balance between the shapes and the volumes, and finely carved details. The two birds represents a hornbill.
Provenance: former private collection from Belgium. Collected in the period 1953 - 1959 (More details provided to buyer).
Sold with a certificate of authenticity.
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May as well be viewed and picked up at the Asian African Art Gallery in Vessem (NL).
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- 22×14×8 cm
- 1120 g