Kpan Mblo Portrait Mask. Helmet. Baule People. Wood. Cote d’Ivoire. Africa
The origin of these masks is to portray an honored person during a celebration of that person. Colored costumes are worn and attached via cords through the holes in the back of the mask.
This is indeed a rare and important African mask.
Its condition is near museum quality with a few minor cracks and general wear.
For the Serious Collector. Stand not included.
This RARE mask as been purchased. Thank you C.R.