Mask - Wood - Nyibita Ngeendé - Kuba - Congo DRC

Description
Mask - Wood - Nyibita Ngeendé - Kuba - Congo DRC
2nd half 20th century - Good condition, used with some signs of wear

Very rare Kuba Ndengese mask from Kasai.
The eyes are large and circled, the mouth is tiny and round. The nose is very long and thin. Please note the attachment holes on the forehead, used to wear the rest of the masquerade dress.

Semi-hard wood with an apparent red patina.

Lot details
Object
Mask
Indigenous object name
Nyibita Ngeendé
Ethnic group/ culture
Kuba
Region/ country
Congo DRC
Material
Wood
Period
2nd half 20th century
Condition
Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
50×15×5 cm
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