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

Old Madura Keris Kriss Kris Dagger.  Centipede.  Madura. Indonesia.

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    Directly from Madura, this Keris was passed on through 2 generations.  Madura is an Indonesian island off the northeast coast of Java and is inhabited by 3.65 million Madurese.   Keris have been produced for centuries.  It is divided into three parts: blade (wilah), hilt… Continue reading

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