African mask "Unangled" whose carefully braided hairstyle contours the upper part of the face. A lustrous dark patina enhances the soft harmony of the features. The masks were sculpted according to precise instructions following dreams in which the spirits appeared.
Height on base: 38 cm. Abrasions, small accidents.
The Dan masks, of various styles, generally occur during very theatrical entertainment festivals where women play a leading role. The so-called "mocking" mask called Déanglé defines an ideal of beauty and benevolence because it is sculpted in honor of the young girls of the village or renowned men. Each mask had a name linked to its function. Also used during circumcision rites, they appear in the company of the gle sö singing masks and the large go ge masks relating to the go society, who exercises justice and maintains social stability.
450.00 € 360.00 € ( -20.0 %)
Possibility of payment in 2x (2x 180.0 €)
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