Mask, Baule, Ivory Coast.
Mask with horns "kpan pre" with regular facial features and scarifications, framed by a disc-shaped beard with flat zigzag pattern, crowned by a massive pair of horns. The masks of "kplekple" and "kpan pre" pairs are distinguished by color: the male mask is painted red, the female black.
Wood, polychrome paint, min. dam., small missing parts, traces of abrasion, on wooden base.
H: 37 cm - 14.6 inch.
Provenance: Robert van der Heijden, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.