polychrome mask - Wood - Pende - DR Congo

Description
polychrome mask - Wood - Pende - DR Congo
2nd half 20th century - Good condition, used with some signs of wear

Nice big mask of the Bapende/Pende, with in this case a pretty large head for a Pende mask, oval round with an elongated throat piece "beard". Nice colour use in dark earth tones and white kaolin, with a special hairstyle with a bun on the forehead.
The Pende is especially a tribe of artists and sculptors.

NL track and trace, registered international shipment.

Lot details
Object
polychrome mask
Ethnic group/ culture
Pende
Region/ country
DR Congo
Material
Wood
Period
2nd half 20th century
Condition
Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
17×19×43 cm
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