BAULE ANIMAL MASKS ARCHIVES, Ivory Coast

All of the Baule animal masks below have been sold and are left here for reference and educational purposes.


Elephant 1
SOLD

Elephant 2
SOLD

Elephant 3
SOLD

Elephant 4
SOLD


Elephant 5
SOLD

Animal 6
SOLD

Animal 7
SOLD



Animal 12
SOLD


 

BAULE
Animal Mask 14
SOLD

 

BAULE
Animal Mask 11

SOLD


Photographs © Hamill Gallery

The Baule are one of the Akan peoples. They moved west to the Ivory Coast more than 200 years ago and adopted masking traditions from their neighbors, the Guro, Senufo and Yaure peoples. Animal masks like these, elegant, detailed and relatively realistic, are used in secular public dance performances.

We recommend Baule: African Art Western Eyes by Susan M. Vogel (Yale). We have copies for sale at $40.

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