A colourfull Guerre mask, Liberia/Ivory Coast.
Lit .: Masks of the Wè and Dan Ivory Coast, the collection of the Swiss painter Charles Hug, Paris 1928-31 with a contribution to the masking of the Wè by Hans Himmelheber.
"To the east and west of the upper Cavally an art area stretches, which encompasses peoples of two very different language groups and yet forms a unity both in style and in the special meaning of the carvings. It is the" mande-fu "speaking ethnic groups of the Konor and Guerze north of Mount Nimba in the Republic of Guinea and the Dan in Liberia and on the Ivory Coast, and for the "kru" -speaking peoples of the Wè (crane, Guere, Wobe) Bete, Niaboua, Oubi on the Ivory Coast it will be surprising that I see the delicate art of Dan and the undisguised Wè as one, but we will see ... "
- Grupo étnico/cultura
- Región / país
- Costa de Marfil
- Se vende con soporte
- 35×0×0 cm
- 2.2 kg