Ancient and big mask Guéré (Ivory Coast), very expressive and spectacular by its open mouth, its exhorting eyes and all its oripeaux .
It is composed of very numerous wooden "horns" which surround it with which is fixed a fabric, metal teeth, the eyes are surrounded by fabric and animal skin, nails on the upper part... The whole mask is covered with red and white paint, with traces of upholsterer's nails now missing. Height: 40 cm. Old Parisian collection.