Mask - Bone - Lega - Congo DRC

Description
Mask - Bone - Lega - Congo DRC
mid 20th century - Good condition, used with some signs of wear

A beautiful mask of the Lega carved out of bone from DR Congo. It has a beautiful brown / red patina. This kind of masks were used in a Kindi ritual in which small ivory and bone masks were hung around a large wooden mother mask attached to a pala framework. Good condition with traces of tribal use.

Provenance: former private collection from Belgium.

Shipping within 24 hours after the payment is received. Tracking number will be provided. Signature upon delivery. Fully insured.
May as well be viewed and picked up at the Asian African Art Gallery in Vessem (NL).

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Lot details
Object
Mask
Ethnic group/ culture
Lega
Region/ country
Congo DRC
Material
Bone
Period
Mid 20th century
Condition
Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand
Yes
Dimensions
37×17×2 cm
Weight
410 g
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