Mask Africa Senufo Cote d'Ivoire Kpelie Mankind Wood Mask Senufo Mask Handmade Unity Mask Beauty Woman Man Marriage Unique Statement

$310.00

Shipping to United States: $30.00

This is a wonderful old Senufo Kpelie Carved Wood Mask from the Cote d'Ivoire. This mask is suggestive of the unity of mankind, as man joins in marriage to create life. The Kpelie represents the concept of feminine beauty and fertility. The Kpelie, a human face with projections all around, is said to remind initiates of human imperfection. Danced by men, these masks perform as female characters. These masks usually combine characteristics of several features of animals and humans in a single design. The Senufo artists have a high status in their society as their masks and sculptures are believed to have the power to help communication between the living and their dead ancestors. This mask is 25 years old and beautiful in detail. It shows all the interesting aspects of the unity of man and woman. A fabulous old hard to find mask that would compliant any collection or home.

17" long
9 1/2" wide
Face
10" long
9 1/2" wide
7" deep

Collected in the field. Shows age, but is in good condition.

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