Masque Kplé Kplé - Legno - Costa d'Avorio - Prima metà XX secolo

Descrizione
Masque Kplé Kplé - Legno - Costa d'Avorio - Prima metà XX secolo
Buone condizioni

Kple-Kple Mask of the Goli Ceremony
Baule Culture, Ivory Coast
First half of the 20th century
Wood and pigments.
Height: 34 cm; Width: 22 cm; Depth: 8 cm.
(minor damages)

Wooden mask in a circular form, topped by two horns, curved into an arch. The face is smooth, pigmented with red. Only the eyes and mouth present a slight relief. The mouth is rectangular and punctuated with beige dots, depicting the teeth. The eyes are formed by two black pupils, framed by two little drops painted in beige ochre. The latter are topping two triangular perforations, enabling the dancer to see. The top part of the mask presents a little collar.

This mask danced during the Goli ceremony - rites celebrating good crops, paying tribute to important visitors, or at someone’s death.
The rounded face refers to the sun, whereas the horns remind an antelope or a buffalo.

Dettagli lotto
Materiale
Legno
Periodo
Prima metà XX secolo
Regione/paese
Costa d'Avorio
Condizioni
Buone condizioni
Dimensioni
34×22×8 cm
Nome dell’oggetto indigeno
Cérémonie Goli
Oggetto
Masque Kplé Kplé
Etnia/cultura
Baoulé
Venduto con supporto
No
Non sei ancora registrato?
Creando il tuo account Catawiki gratuito, potrai fare offerte scegliendo tra i nostri 50.000 oggetti speciali all'asta ogni settimana.
o Accedi