Mbuya village masks are used to entertain a community during non-ritual festivities. Once used during mukanda initiation ceremonies to mark the end of male circumcision rituals, mbuya masquerades are now used to highlight a number of characters and roles in Pende society.
Nice wooden mask with good condition traces of tribal use.
Provenance: former private collection from Belgium.
Shipping within 24 hours after the payment is received. Tracking number will be provided. Signature upon delivery. Fully insured.
May as well be viewed and picked up at the Asian African Art Gallery in Vessem (NL).
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- Mascara barbuda larga
- Nombre de objeto indígena
- Mbuya Kiwoyo Muyombo
- Grupo étnico/cultura
- Región / país
- R.D. Congo
- mediados del siglo XX
- En buen estado, usado con algunos signos de desgaste
- Se vende con soporte
- 50×20×12 cm
- 500 g