Eluba Mask - Bembe - D.R Congo

Eluba Mask - Bembe - D.R Congo
Middle of the 20th century - Very good condition

Ethnic group: Bembe.
Country: D.R Congo .
Dimensions: 42 x 16 cm.
Around 1950.
A stand is possible, in addition.

It was used for the butende rites which were related to puberty.
Very nice ancient Eluba or Emangungu mask. Middle of the 20th century, it was used during the butende rites, related to puberty. With traces of wear inside. Wonderful polychrome patina with traces of wear. Quite light hard wood, eroded on some parts.

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