African Tribal Collection - Used Baule Janus Mask, Cote D'ivoire * No Reserve * For Sale<div style="text-align:center"><img border="0"><br><table style="text-decoration:none" target="_blank"><img height="27px" valign="middle" align="center"><font face="arial" size="2"><b><a
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African Tribal Collection - USED BAULE JANUS MASK,Cote D'Ivoire * *
Authentic African antiquities & artefacts
for discerning collectors
AS OF 20th JULY 2013 HAVE AWARDED US
THE HIGHEST SELLER LEVEL STATUS IN THE UK
(SEE THE BADGES NEXT TO OUR NAME) -
TO CELEBRATE OUR RECENT STATUS UPGRADE FROM , AND THE ARRIVAL OF OUR BIG SHIPMENT OF TRIBAL PIECES (FOUND BY US IN REMOTE AFRICAN VILLAGES OVER THE LAST FEW YEARS),
THIS WEEK WE ARE OFFERING 'FREE' WORLDWIDE POSTAGE TO ALL OUR EXISTING SATISFIED CUSTOMERS WHO HELPED US ACHIEVE THIS AMAZING STATUS
*Please see our other listings for more tribal offerings from Africa, updated every few days...
We sell genuine tribally-used African masks and carving, using some of the profits to supportseveral villages in West Africa.*
Originates D'Ivoire,villageon Komoe river
Approximate 20th Century
minor cracks / chips and wear
Materials:Wood, Weathered Kaolin paint, biting stick
In Baule tradition, maskscorrespond to several types of dances; the Janus or double mask represents the marriage of the sun and the moon or twins, whose birth is always a good sign. Zyama
These masks were collected by us from a Baule village along theKomoe river and we witnessed them being danced with. This mask is one of 3 we collected.
Being saleed to support our URGENT refugee aid project in the Moyen Cavally region.
We have supported several villages in Cote D'Ivoire and Liberia for several years.
Due to conflicts in Cote D'Ivoire and severe drought conditions many thousands of
displaced villagers have become refugees in camps across the border or are piling into
already crowded villages which do not have the infrastructure to support them.
Several aid agencies have pulled out of the region.
We are doing what we can to support them
with food provisions and medicines for Malaria and Dysentery
which has become a big problem.
On behalf of all those who will be helped by the medicines and aid from the offerding on this piece - Thankyou.
If anyone has further question, please feel free to ask...
Environment. We try to take the pictures in Africa where we find the items. Prior to shipment from Africa we fumigate the pieces but we do not polish or clean them with chemicals meaning that buyers receive the pieces as they were found. This, we believe,is part of the authentic African experience we try to offer.We always welcome questions, please email us via MULTIPLE USAAND THE LISTINGS IN ‘POSTAGE SECTION’We send pieces securely packed and normally by recorded delivery with insuranceAdditional return policy details: RETURNS ACCEPTED OF DISPATCH(compared to 7 days offered by other sellers) IF YOU ARENOT HAPPY WITH THE PRODUCT FOR ANY REASON! WE WANT ONLY SATISFIED Item must be returned in the condition and packaging as it was sent. Buyer pays for return postage. We reserve the right to relist items not paid for within 7 daysThank you very much for lookingMichaela &Steve
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On 22-Jul-13 at 05:15:07 BST, seller added the following information:
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