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Senufo Helmet Mask with Figures Ivory Coast

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SKU
126710
Special Price $344.00 Regular Price $550.00
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Title Senufo Helmet Mask with Figures Ivory Coast
Type of Object Mask
Country of Origin Ivory Coast (Cote D'Ivoire)
People Senufo
Materials Wood, pigment, shell, glass, resin, metal (metal content uknown), fabric
Approximate Age 20th century
Height (in) 14
Width (in) 9
Depth (in) 9
Dimensions Height: 14 Inches
Width: 9 Inches
Depth: 9 Inches
Overall Condition Fair to good. Most of our pieces have spent decades on at least two continents, and have been treasured by several owners.   Small splits, scrapes and cracks are a normal part of their patina attesting to their age and extensive use.  We examine each piece carefully when we receive it and report any damage we find in our listings.  Please look carefully at the pictures which may also reveal condition and damage.
Damage/Repair Arrested bug damage, indigenous repairs.

Additional Information: The Senufo are a huge tribe numbering over 1,000,000 and they live primarily in Cote d'Ivoire. They are well-known for the high quality of their sculpture and this mask is an excellent example of their expertise.