A FINE DAN MASK, IVORY COAST. of delicate proportions, the sensitive face with a fiber beard attached to the pointed chin beneath the full, slightly parted protruding lips and small nose framed by circular eyes beneath a gently sloping forehead; varied brown patina with traces of white pigment around the eyes. height (of mask) 9 1/4 in. 23.5cm
Africa | Mask from the Grebo people of east central and south eastern Liberia and western Ivory Coast | Grebo makes are easily recognizable by the long noses that are placed between one of more pairs of eyes.