The Kuba Pwoom mask was danced at funerals, boys’ initiations, for entertainment, and may have also functioned for social control.
Materials: Wood, fabric, sisal, feathers, encrusted patina from libation and offers.
Good condition with traces of tribal use.
Provenance: former private collection from Belgium. Collected in the period 1953 - 1959 (More details provided to buyer).
Sold with a certificate of authenticity.
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).
Welcome to bid our other items:
- Indigenous object name
- Ngeende Pwoom Itok
- Ethnic group/ culture
- Region/ country
- Congo DRC
- Cauris, Fabric, Feathers, Wood
- Mid 20th century
- Good condition, used with some signs of wear
- Sold with stand
- 50×30×30 cm
- 900 g