Global Art & Artifacts


Dan Peoples.  Transformational. Distressed Mask.  Cote d’Ivoire

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    The Dan people inhabit the mountainous west-central Cote d’Ivoire and adjacent areas of Liberia.  They are closely related to the Guere peoples to the south.   Masks are the single most paramount form of artwork created by the Dan, creating a bridge between the supernatural and physical… Continue reading

Large & Rare Guere / Gere Spider Mask.  Stand. Cote D’Ivoire. Africa

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    Living on the northwestern edge of the Ivory Coast (near the border of Burkina Faso) are the Guere.  Their neighbors are the Wobe and – although separate tribes – they are often referred as the We (translated as “men who easily forgive”).  According to Jean-Baptiste Bacquart’s… Continue reading

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