ArtTribal.com

Baule Red Mamiwata Mask with Bird and Snake

ArtTribal.com


Email vera@arttribal.com for shipping outside of continental US

The Baule people occupy a part of the Côte d'Ivoire between the Komoé and Bandama Rivers that is both forest and savanna land.

Mamiwata mask usually depicts a brightly colored female face surrounded or topped by animals - often snake and bird. Usually the animals are shown in dynamic poses and vivid colors and they allude to a local a story or a proverb.

Although the snake does not fly it has caught the bird whose home is in the sky.

This red mask is topped by a snake a bird.

Provenance: Yuri Raskin home for over 40 years.
Visit this mask at our museum web site

Learn more...

Product Details:

  • Size: " x " x "
  • Shipping: $100.00
  • Material: Wood
  • Quantity: 1 available in stock
  • SKU:

African Masks & Sculptures

We feature over 500 authentic African tribal masks, sculptures, and bronzes for sale. Our products are unique, hand picked, museum quality pieces.

African art at wholesale prices.

Absolutely no reproductions!

Newsletter

Join our mailing list and be first to receive exclusive "recent acquisitions" mailings and discounts. We promise to only send you good things.