Baule

The superb sculptures of the Baule people of the Ivory Coast have long been recognized in Europe and the United States as one of Africa’s most significant art traditions. The work of many modern artists—Amedeo Modigliani in particular—reflects the direct influence of Baule invention and forms.

  • Baule ITEM #: 4099 ETHNICITY: Baule ORIGIN: Cote D'Ivoire BAULE COLONIAL FIGURE: A wooden colonial figure in a formal suit and a jaunty pose by the Baule people of Ivory Coast
  • ITEM #: 55002 ETHNICITY: Baule ORIGIN: Cote D'Ivoire BAULE CUFF BRACELET: This articulated cuff bracelet with swirl motifs is a form of currency found among the Baule People.
     
  • Baule ITEM #: 5699 ETHNICITY: Baule ORIGIN: Cote D'Ivoire BAULE MBRA MONKEY MASK: This Baule Mbra Monkey Mask is more popularly known as Gbekre, from the Baule people of Cote d'Ivoire.
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    BAULE RAM MASK: Two ram heads, a smaller version above a larger one, carved in very high relief on a plank. The zoomorphic forms are carved with long, medial planes and slanted eyes, with long, ridged, spiraled, white painted horns.
  • Baule ITEM #: 5550 ETHNICITY: Baule ORIGIN: Ivory Coast BAULE SLINGSHOT HANDLE: The artistry of the Baule carvers is evident in the detail of the carving, and the passion that went into decorating everyday items like this African slingshot handle.
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    Baule ITEM #: 2137 ETHNICITY: Baule ORIGIN: Ivory Coast BAULE SLINGSHOT HANDLE: The artistry of the Baule carvers is evident in the detail of the carving, and the passion that went into decorating everyday items like this African slingshot handle.
  • Baule ITEM #: 55042 ETHNICITY: Baule ORIGIN: Cote D'Ivoire BAULE COLONIAL FIGURE: An early, hand-carved and hand-painted colonial, wooden colonial figure in a formal suit and a jaunty pose by the Baule people of Ivory Coast.
  • Baule ITEM #: 55043 ETHNICITY: Baule ORIGIN: Cote D'Ivoire BAULE COLONIAL FIGURE: An early, hand-carved and hand-painted colonial, wooden colonial figure in a formal suit and a jaunty pose by the Baule people of Ivory Coast.

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