SD A FINE GURO ANTELOPE MASK WITH STRIKING POLYCHROME COLOUR, IVORY COAST ( No 2062 )

This is a refined Zamble mask from the Guro tribe of the Ivory Coast. It represents a mixture of human male , crocodile, antelope and leopard quliaties. Traditionally has half human face, with slit eyes framed by a circle, a large forehead and scarification. The crocodile jaw, with red mouth and tongue, sports the fangs of a leopard. Two antelope horns sit on top, graphically striped, with a polychrome patina. The patina is light. This is an older mask, but it has been well preserved. In very good condition. We guarantee that this item has been tribally used. No stand included. We guarantee that this item has been tribally used. Height 35 cm approx

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