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African Brass Baoule Face or Mask Pendant

African Brass Baoule Face or Mask Pendant


Striking brass pendant made by a Baoule artisan. It is a small face pendant or "maskette". It resembles the traditional ceremonial face masks the Baoule use from the Côte d'Ivoire. These were favored by men to wear on their hips. They are thought to give power to the wearer. It is finely cast and molded in high relief.

  • Nice patina, has some oxidation
  • Size: 1 ½ x 1 inch

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