Art African Arts First - Spectacular Crested Mask Ci Wara - Mali - 66 CMS

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Seller: Top-Rated Seller collectionneurdafrique ✉️ (4,457) 100%, Location: Hautefond, FR, Ships to: AMERICAS, EUROPE, ASIA, Item: 233592069487 Art African Arts First - Spectacular Crested Mask Ci Wara - Mali - 66 CMS. .:Collection-dafrique:. Comments broadcast list Add to favorite sellers Toggle navigation Menu WHO ARE WE Method of Payments CONTACT Menu WHO ARE WE Method of Payments CONTACT Product Description Ci Wara - Mali Product Description ENGLISH SPEAKING Dimensions of 66 x 29 x 9.5 cms.Weight: 1,000 kg.Materials: Wood.Presumed seniority: Over 40 years.The tiwara (or ci wara) crest, fixed to the dancer's head using a wicker basket, was the attribute of an initiatory society whose fundamental principles are to harmonize community life, fertility of cultures and the place of Man within the cosmos. During these ritual ceremonies, the mask, then inert and profane, became the attribute of a costumed dancer who gave it life and speech. Because it is only through movement, and the wearer more particularly, that the mask finds its effectiveness and its meaning. The tiwara were worn during agricultural ceremonies, and generally danced in pairs. Representing highly stylized antelopes, male and female, they are decorated with ridges and herringbone patterns and the horns are finely twisted. A symbol of fertility, the tiwara express the art of making the land fertile; symbol of the origins of Man, they also take on the meaning of the creation of the universe by analogy of symbols and myths.Superb Ci-wara crest, with a particularly spectacular sculpture.Beautiful patina left by time. Numerous tribal scarifications.Presumed age: 1970s. An observation? A question? do not hesitate to contact usTHANK YOU FOR YOUR VISIT +++++++++++ GT1214 Payment / Payment SECURE PAYMENT Look at our reviews. All customers are satisfied. SECURED PAYMENT You can pay by check, bank transfer or paypal. Please check our ratings. We do our best to satisfy all customers. The objects are packed with great care and protection. If the shipping costs are sometimes high, this is due to the weight of the object as well as its packaging. We combine shipments when possible to reduce shipping costs. Anyway, if you pay too much postage, you will be refunded after sending. Contact us for more informations. - PACKAGING AND DELIVERY The items are packed with great care and protection, in order to reach you in good condition. If the shipping costs are sometimes high, it is most often related to the weight of the object as well as its packaging. We combine shipping, whenever possible, in order to reduce shipping fees. Anyway, if you pay too much in terms of shipping, we reimburse you the difference after delivery. If you wish, we can use special transport services upon request, such as Mondial Relay. Please contact. Contact xavier simon Address : Maringues, 71800 SAINT JULIEN DE CIVRY, FRANCE Tel Direct: + 33 7 80 58 87 26 Skype : xavier.simon1 Facebook : African collector https://stores.shop.ebay.fr/Collectionneur-dAfriqueW0QQarmrsZ1 © 2017 Africa Collector. All Rights Reserved. OLMS - Powered by:The tiwara (or ci wara) crest, fixed to the dancer's head using a wicker basket, was the attribute of an initiatory society whose fundamental principles are to harmonize community life, fertility of cultures and the place of Man within the cosmos. During these ritual ceremonies, the mask, then inert and profane, became the attribute of a costumed dancer who gave it life and speech. Because it is only through movement, and the wearer more particularly, that the mask finds its effectiveness and its meaning. The tiwara were worn during agricultural ceremonies, and generally danced in pairs. Representing highly stylized antelopes, male and female, they are decorated with ridges and herringbone patterns and the horns are finely twisted. A symbol of fertility, the tiwara express the art of makin Origine: Africa, Material: Wood, Authenticity: Original, Type: Crest, Time Period: 1970-1989, Brand: Unbranded

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