Masks of the World


Guere mask with bird


Q:  Have you any idea which tribe this mask is from?  Derek, 1208

A:  I’m calling it a Guere. It might also come from the Kran, Wobe or We. These tribes occupy Ivory Coast and Eastern Liberia. You could search for images of them all and will probably not find a mask with a bird sticking out of its forehead. I think it is very collectible for this reason. Whether it is as old and used as it looks remains to be seen. C




Categories:   Africa


  • Posted: August 29, 2017 23:21


    It's a fantasy Kran mask, made for trade.

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