AFRICA GURO MASK TRIBAL ART WOOD CARVING IVORY COAST

AFRICA GURO MASK TRIBAL ART WOOD CARVING IVORY COAST; This is a Fantastic example of a Guro Tribe Mask. The Guro Tribe migrated from the North during the 16th century. Formerly known as the Kweni, they were given the Baule name of Guro after violently being colonized by the French during the early 1900's. The Guro mask represents the spirit of Gu, the wife of Zamble a supernatural being. Gu is often depicted as elegant, graceful, serene and beautiful. Sacred Guro masks, delicately crafted and colorful are used and honored during sacrificial gatherings, funerals, and celebrations. They honor protective spirits called "Zuzu" and these spirits were housed in shrines. Their sculptures are elegant and carved with meticulous detail. Guro masks are ranked to be of the finest on the entire West Coast of Africa.~~
Our Mask ~~
Top Quality Master Carved, Long & Elegant, our Guro Mask is decorated with a top Tribal Figure and bottom antalope. Great Condition, has a few scuffs, scratches, Measures  28" Long X 9" Wide, and 7” deep. Collected in Ivory Coast Africa 1980’s. Master Carved Fantastic Display. . 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. 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 included in price.  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~Guro Fig Ant Face
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