Senufo Mask: African Treasure

Senufo masks combine features of humans and animals in a single design. The masks and sculptures that are made by Senufo artists are believed to have the power to improve the communication between the living and the ancestors that passed away. Therefore, the Senufo artists still have a high status in their community.

Originally the mask is  from Ivory Coast in West-Africa. It has been made in the 19th century, dated between 1850 – 1890.

The wooden mask is in perfect condition.

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