A Senufo zoomorphic helmet mask
A Senufo zoomorphic helmet mask
A Senufo zoomorphic helmet mask
A Senufo zoomorphic helmet mask
A Senufo zoomorphic helmet mask
A Senufo zoomorphic helmet mask
A Senufo zoomorphic helmet mask
A Senufo zoomorphic helmet mask
A Senufo zoomorphic helmet mask
A Senufo zoomorphic helmet mask
A Senufo zoomorphic helmet mask
A Senufo zoomorphic helmet mask
A Senufo zoomorphic helmet mask
A Senufo zoomorphic helmet mask
A Senufo zoomorphic helmet mask
A Senufo zoomorphic helmet mask
A Senufo zoomorphic helmet mask
A Senufo zoomorphic helmet mask

A Senufo zoomorphic helmet mask

ABC04549

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A Senufo zoomorphic helmet mask, Ivory Coast, of hollowed form, with an open jaw baring sharp teeth, the a diamond-shaped ear on each side, at the back of the helmet partly striated, tall arching horns, the mask incised with varied motifs, the head surmounted by a chameleon holding a vessel, pierced through at the rim for attachment; blackened patina, traces of age and ritual use, incl. stand.

Lit.: Kat. Ausst. Die Kunst der Senufo: Elfenbeinküste. Mit einem Beitrag von Till Förster, Staatliche Museen der Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Museum für Völkerkunde Berlin, 16.11.1990 - 24.2.1991, Berlin 1990; Die Kunst der Senufo, Museum Rietberg Zürich, aus Schweizer Sammlung, Zürich 1988; Susan Elizabeth Gagliardi: Senufo unbound. Dynamics of art and identity in West Africa, Cleveland 2015; MetMusuem, Collection, Helmet Mask (Kponyugo).

500 - 600,- Euro

Height: 65 cm
Weight: 2,3 kg