Very Beautiful Fang Mask carved in wood
Provenance: Private Belgian collection. Biemans (Bernard) Collection
Sold with a custom-made stand in metal.
Robert Biemans, born in 1927, graduated from the ULB (Université Libre de Bruxelles/Free University of Brussels) as a doctor;
He worked as a conscript in the former Belgian Congo, from 1953 to 1975.
After the independence of Congo in 1960, he was missioned to Rwanda as a medical officer for the Belgian government in Kigali.
Interested in African art, he accumulated several pieces from the African continent throughout his career.
A second part of his collection, owned by the second son of Mr. Biemans, Bruno Biemans.
- Total nr of items
- Ethnic group/ culture
- Region/ country
- 1st half 20th century
- Good condition, used with some signs of wear
- Sold with stand
- 48×19×17 cm