BAULE GOLI MASKS (LARGE), Ivory Coast

Despite their appearance, our Baule Goli masks show no evidence of age or use and were probably made to be sold.


BAULE
Goli Mask 32
45" high
$600

BAULE
Goli Mask 9
42" high
$800

BAULE
Goli Mask 42
29.5" high
$300


BAULE
Goli Mask 11
35" high
$400

BAULE
Goli Mask 38
44" high
$500


Photographs © Hamill Gallery

Goli is a special dance of rejoicing that symbolizes the social order. These Goli masks, also known as Kplekples, represent the junior male. They are among the most abstract of traditional African masks.

We recommend Baule: African Art Western Eyes by Susan M. Vogel (Yale).


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