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Mask - Wood - Finely Executed Lega Mask - Luba - Congo DRC

Lot reference 30779017
Mask - Wood - Finely Executed Lega Mask - Luba - Congo DRC

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mid 20th century - Good condition, used with some signs of wear

Object: Mask (More lots)
Indigenous object name: Finely Executed Lega Mask
Ethnic group/ culture: Luba
Region/ country: Congo DRC
Material: Wood
Period: Mid 20th century
Condition: Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand: No
Dimensions: 27×0×0 cm

Wood, raffia
Mid 20th century, Lega people, Zaire
High only mask 27 cm.

Finely Executed Lega Mask, face mask used during initiation ceremonies, typically heart-shaped face with globular coffee – bean eyes, a liner nose and a diminutive mouth usually located in a pointed chin. White pigments are applied to the mask.

Lega art is exclusively focused on and associated with the Bwani society. Each object has a precise role and function within their ceremonies and rituals and is used only by the initiated. These artifacts are numerous and are created from a variety of materials, particularly wood, ivory, bone and elephant hide.

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Catawiki member since March 1, 2017, received 100 reviews in total (42 in last 12 months)

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    Conform afspraak vandaag stipt afgeleverd en uitgepakt. Goede service en een mooi (getest) beeld. Prima, een aanrader !
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    snelle en correcte levering
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    1ère expérience d'un achat en ligne via le site ... un peu angoissé ... mais pour rien ! Tout conforme aux descriptions et photos... livraison parfaite .
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    Ein wunderbares Objekt. Erstklassig verpackt und binnen weniger Tage geliefert. Danke hierfür.
    DGW
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    skywalkers111 December 22, 2019

  • Prachtige stukken, mooie kwaliteit en persoonlijk afgeleverd. Top !!

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    Magnifique !!! Asianafricanarts est vraiment un vendeur parfait qui propose des objets exceptionnels. Cette grosse dame de la dynastie Tang est un incroyable cadeau de Noël et a déjà trouvé sa place!
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  • Nice doll-good packing.

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    Has received the goods, thank you very much for the delivery of the courier company door-to-door service is very perfect, thank you again for wishing you a happy life
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    Just an excellent experience! We picked the article up at their gallery in Amsterdam, the personnel was just friendly, in the shop, a lot of beautiful things, highly recommanded !!!
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    Excellent experience! Great deal, perfect shipping and delivery, very quick and professional. Highly recommended.
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    The packaging is very good, mailing quickly, things are perfect!Thanks to the merchant!
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    Estremamente soddisfatto!
    L'oggetto acquistato è di altissimo livello e corrisponde alla descrizione e alle attese. Spedizione immediata e imballo superlativo.
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    Quite exceptional follow up, with a delivery abroad directly by the Director of the Antiques shop, to secure shipping. Not to mention of course the exquisite artwork. 1350 years old. Mesmerising..
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    Solaloudad August 25, 2019

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    Many thanks. And special greetings from Amsterdam.
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    Great object in excellent state. Vendor was very kind and packed object very carefully. Original TL report was available. To be recommended.
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    fbmsanders August 8, 2019

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    Very good seller. The items were packed securely and received in good status. Thank you.
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    user-1e45474 August 4, 2019

  • Item arrived quickly in superb condition, very careful and professional packing.

    jolenerm July 4, 2019

  • The whole process of buying the item was simple, there was a good range of things, that I liked. Communication was good. The delivery process was easy and the item was very well packed.
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    vendeur très disponible rapide dans l'expédition des lots. grand merci.
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    eric51480 June 17, 2019

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    Highly recommendable. Everything more than correct, quickly sent, superb packagging to avoid any damage. 10/10. All you can say is Thank You.
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    user-18471bb June 6, 2019

  • Rendez-vous de livraison pris par téléphone pour une remise en direct du fait de la fragilité de l'objet. Malgré le trajet, arrivée à l'heure, avec les documents. Que demander de plus ?

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    Item received fully satisfied and wanting to notice the extremely well done packagging showing a big profetionality. VERY RECOMMENDABLE 10/10
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    Todo perfecto.
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    Sikon May 16, 2019

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    Zeer prettige verkoper met alleen maar schoonheid in zijn winkel. Ik ben zeer blij met de mooie tafel dank
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France $38.22
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Spain $38.22
Sweden $38.22
The Netherlands $20.11
United Kingdom $38.22
Rest of Europe $44.31
Anywhere else $54.61

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