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Africa | Mask from the Dan people of the Ivory Coast | Early 20th century

Africa | Mask from the Dan people of the Ivory Coast | Early 20th century

Mask DAN BASA Côte d'Ivoire / Liberia  Early twentieth century - Lucas Ratton

Mask DAN BASA Côte d'Ivoire / Liberia Early twentieth century - Lucas Ratton

Spoon Date: 19th - early 20th century (before 1914) Geography: Côte d'Ivoire Culture: Baule or We or Dan artist Medium: Wood Dimensions: H. x W. x D.: 9 5/8 x 1 13/16 x 2 3/16 in. (24.5 x 4.6 x 5.6 cm)

Spoon Date: 19th - early 20th century (before 1914) Geography: Côte d'Ivoire Culture: Baule or We or Dan artist Medium: Wood Dimensions: H. x W. x D.: 9 5/8 x 1 13/16 x 2 3/16 in. (24.5 x 4.6 x 5.6 cm)

Mask go Ge Dan, western Côte d'Ivoire early twentieth century. Wood, metal, plant fibers and hair - 26 x 14 cm © Dandrieu - Giovagnoni, photo gallery of the Archives.

Mask go Ge Dan, western Côte d'Ivoire early twentieth century. Wood, metal, plant fibers and hair - 26 x 14 cm © Dandrieu - Giovagnoni, photo gallery of the Archives.

Passport Mask Côte d’Ivoire, Dan Early 20th Century Provenance: Oscar Agard, Newark, NJ. Acquired 1970-1990’s, then by descent to family.  These miniature masks fulfilled a variety of functions within Dan society. Anyone who claimed a spiritual connection with a mask was entitled to commission a miniature. Constantly rubbed with oil and other substances, these mask were kept with the owner, were amongst their most prized possessions and can share the power and protective agencies of the

Passport Mask Côte d’Ivoire, Dan Early 20th Century Provenance: Oscar Agard, Newark, NJ. Acquired 1970-1990’s, then by descent to family. These miniature masks fulfilled a variety of functions within Dan society. Anyone who claimed a spiritual connection with a mask was entitled to commission a miniature. Constantly rubbed with oil and other substances, these mask were kept with the owner, were amongst their most prized possessions and can share the power and protective agencies of the

Africa | Ceremonial spoon from the Dan people of Ivory Coast | Wood and metal | Early 20th century

Africa | Ceremonial spoon from the Dan people of Ivory Coast | Wood and metal | Early 20th century

Female mask (Deangle) from the Dan people of Liberia and the Ivory Coast | Wood, pierced for leather and raffia attachments | Early to mid 1900s | These types of masks represent gentle spirits who collect food from the villagers for boys secluded in initiation 'camps'.

Details about FEMALE DAN MASK (DEANGLE) - LIBERIA/IVORY COAST

Female mask (Deangle) from the Dan people of Liberia and the Ivory Coast | Wood, pierced for leather and raffia attachments | Early to mid 1900s | These types of masks represent gentle spirits who collect food from the villagers for boys secluded in initiation 'camps'.

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