Mask - Cowry, Glass beads, Wood - Ngaadi Mwaash - Kuba - Congo DRC

Description
Mask - Cowry, Glass beads, Wood - Ngaadi Mwaash - Kuba - Congo DRC
Early 20th century - Good condition, used with some signs of wear

A Lele/Kuba mask in good condttion. It has a few cracks running down the side. These are visible on the photographs.

Dated to the Interbellum.

This item comes with a signed and stamped certificate confirming its authenticity. All our lots are appraised and checked by Jos Humblet. Mr. Humblet (°1954, Brussels) graduated in 1978 as Master of Art at St. Lukas in Brussels. From 1978 until 1993 he worked at the Royal Museum of Fine Arts in Brussels, where he specialised in formal analysis of works of art. Mr. Humblet started collecting tribal art in 1980 and became a dealer in 1995, specialising in art from Kongo, Nigeria, Cameroon and Chad.

All items are packed with the utmost care and shipped insured with DHL Express.

Lot details
Object
Mask
Indigenous object name
Ngaadi Mwaash
Ethnic group/ culture
Kuba
Region/ country
Congo DRC
Material
Cowry, Glass beads, Wood
Period
Early 20th century
Condition
Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand
Yes
Dimensions
40×20×22 cm
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