Lot: 15595e Vente aux enchères Tribal Art
Masque facial avec peinture à pois
Côte d'Ivoire, Dan-Yacouba
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wood, kaolin, metal, base
This is one of the rare face masks of the Dan, in which a disease, probably smallpox, is depicted. According to Fischer/Himmelheber, however, these masks were not used to cure the sick, but were used to entertain the villagers.