AFRICA GURO MASK TRIBAL ART WOOD CARVING Smaller Passport Style

AFRICAN GURO MASK CARVING  PASSPORT Style ~  Smallor than most, but detailed, our great mask has a  tribal face, Bird, Ram and Antelope horns with lower Tusks.  Ivory Coast Africa. 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 ~~ Great Condition, Wonderful tribal face, Bird, Ram and Antelope horns with lower Tusks. Mask has a few scuffs, scratches, amazing shape considering he mask is 25+ years old. ~NOTE SMALLER SIZE ~ Measures  15" Long X 5" wide, and 3-1/2” deep. Collected in Ivory Coast Africa early 1990’s. Master Carved Fantastic 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~GURO Passport #1
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