200942 - African Rare & Old Tribal Used Baule Ram headmask - Iv. Coast.
Iv. Coast: Rare and Old Tribal used African Baule Ram mask.
Size : 36 cm x 35 cm
If for most ethnic groups, the tribal masks represent mythical characters, ancestors or geniuses of the bush, among the Baulé cons, who are in turn convinced that the spirits are integral parts of the coins, the masks have a character especially sacred.
In addition, the Baule tribal art quickly conquered the eyes of collectors by the technical mastery and aesthetic quality exhibited by the sculptors of the ethnic group, pushing this corpus to be regarded as the top level of the success in terms of attention to detail and aesthetic concern.
This African mask represents here the ram. Note the smooth patina and the perfect state of preservation.