Lega mask - R.d.c

20th century
Tribal Art
From: 69620, Ternand, France

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    Initiate mask belonging to one of the high ranking members of the Bwami. This type of mask is called "Lukwakongo".
    The holes on the edges of the mask were used to hold a raffia beard.
    Beautiful expression for this face presenting an open and square mouth.
    Lega people, Democratic Republic of Congo
    Height: 25cm
    Wood, Kaolin
    Provenance: collected in-situ by Father Baudouin Waterkey
    Circa 1950

    Ref: TI2J6TSPSX

    Condition Good
    Ethnic group Lega - Balega
    Style Tribal Art (African Masks of Tribal Art Style)
    Period 20th century (African Masks 20th century)
    Height (cm) 25 CM
    Materials Wood
    Shipping Time Ready to ship in 4-7 Business Days
    Location 69620, Ternand, France
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