A nicely carved African art large old ( maybe 50 to 60 years old)BAULE MASK
Came from the tribe of BAULE, Wooden mask from ivory coast.
The material are wood. Wooden sculptures and masks are allow a closer contact with the supernatural world.
The baule use 3 major types of masks; helmet buffalo shape, a mask representing a human face and the greater importance of the portrait mask, the need for best dancer to wear them.
minor loss and in the eyes area a superficial loss pls check pictures...
The measurement is 23" h x 13" w.
a must for anyone's collection