Lot: 241

94th Tribal Art Auction

Zoomorphic mask "siginkura-ayna"

Côte d'Ivoire, Jimini / Ligbi

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
British Collection H: 18.1 inch 2000 EUR
plus 27 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

wood, pigments, water spots

This mask type is related to the "do muso" masks of the Diula, which are stylistically similar to the Senufo masks. Both ethnic groups are direct neighbours of the Jimini.

Schädler, Karl-Ferdinand, Kunst der Elfenbeinküste, München 2001, p. 48 f.