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Lg African Baule Kpan Mblo Portrait Mask Ivory Coast 37" H
Lg African Baule Kpan Mblo Portrait Mask Ivory Coast 37" H
Lg African Baule Kpan Mblo Portrait Mask Ivory Coast 37" H
Lg African Baule Kpan Mblo Portrait Mask Ivory Coast 37" H
Lg African Baule Kpan Mblo Portrait Mask Ivory Coast 37" H
Lg African Baule Kpan Mblo Portrait Mask Ivory Coast 37" H
Lg African Baule Kpan Mblo Portrait Mask Ivory Coast 37" H
Lg African Baule Kpan Mblo Portrait Mask Ivory Coast 37" H
Lg African Baule Kpan Mblo Portrait Mask Ivory Coast 37" H
Lg African Baule Kpan Mblo Portrait Mask Ivory Coast 37" H
Lg African Baule Kpan Mblo Portrait Mask Ivory Coast 37" H

Lg African Baule Kpan Mblo Portrait Mask Ivory Coast 37" H

Regular price
$1,500.00
Regular price
$3,000.00
Sale price
$1,500.00
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Details on our large hand carved of one piece of wood mask suggests stylistic links to the Baule from Cote d'Ivoire. Traditional Baule elements are elaborate hairstyle, keloid scarification patternsin face, almond shaped eyes, long and finial nose, the small mouth, and the serene expression of the face.

This Baule mask falls into a special grouping known as ‘portrait masks’, Kpan Pre, Kpan Kpan.These masks are said to portray an honored person of the village who is celebrated during a ceremonial dance known as “Mblo”.
37" h by 15" w by 7" D
very rare mask thanks14