A DAN MASK

Provenance: Steijler Missionaries, Blönried, Germany
1935-1938

Carved from a single piece of soft wood, this oval face mask by a Dan carver of Côte d'Ivoire or Liberia features a wide forehead, large circular eye holes, and nose and mouth in high relief. The wood has been darkened and appears black with a shiny surface.

Liberia, Africa
Wood, 28 x 18 cm

Price:  € 450,-