AFRICA DAN MASK WOOD HORNBILL KOPOSKI TRIBAL ART HORNS SHELLS

Africa Dan Mask Horns Animal Hair ~ This is a Powerful "Koposki" mask, which combines human features with the beak of a Hornbill, real animal horns, Shells, black animal hair. It is classified as a Guere mask but the Dan and Nyabwa also made use of such masks. It is sometimes referred to as a "to la-ge" mask. Used to encourage communal work in the village, this mask was known to be able to perform miracles and to cast spells. The Dan People also known as the Yacuba, are from Liberia. There land is forests and Savannas. Most of there masks are for the Secret Societies, Protection, and Rituals. They believe that the world is animated by a force called Du and that this force is manifested as invisible spirits which take human or animal form and who channel communication with the high God Zlan. These spirits may be perceived via the carvings of the mask. Worldwide in drama and dance, masks are worn to enhance the story and to clarify the emotions being expressed. Always, masks intensify and heighten the experience, whatever the intention of the wearer of the mask is. Our Great Dan Mask Measures 17" Long down to the animal hair.  X 15" wide to the horn tips.  Collected Africa 1980's ~ A Powerful Display !!!  ~~ ACCEPTED PAYMENTS: CASH, CHECK, POSTAL MONEY ORDER, Paypal or I will email you with payment address to send checks or Postal Money Orders, Cash. ~ FREE SHIPPING  USPS Priority mail with tracking in U.S. Only ~ for International mail rates or other Questions ~ Please Email Eric at Eric@Agestribalarts.com or Call 330-434-1010 ~~~~~~~~~~

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  • Item #: M~Dan horns Beak
Price $225.00
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