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Baule Crest Mask

$800 SGD

Vintage from the 1980s

Materials: Wood

  • Height: 19 inches
  • Width: 7 inches
  • Depth: 5 inches

This is a Beautiful Hand Carved Wood and Painted Brown Baule Crest Mask that comes from the Ivory Coast. Baule portrait masks details the physical facial features namely eyes, eyebrows, nose, mouth and eyes. There are two forms of masks namely animal and human and or both. It is not uncommon for other human masks to have an animal attribute, or a human figure as a crest. Human masks are crafted and used only by men to make contact with Gu, ruler of the world. The holes on the sides of the mask help attach the mask to the face of the wearer. This unique mask would be a wonderful addition to your collection.

Shows age and Natural Wear

*This item ships from America. 

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