Initiation mask (1) - Wood - BOA - Congo DRC

Description
Initiation mask (1) - Wood - BOA - Congo DRC
2nd half 20th century - Vintage - used with visible signs of wear

BOA Mask which initiates the youth to war.
It is worn during wars and is danced in case of victory.
A little restoration was done on the right side.

Former collection: M. Carstens, Germany.

Lot details
Total nr of items
1
Object
Initiation mask
Ethnic group/ culture
BOA
Region/ country
Congo DRC
Material
Wood
Period
2nd half 20th century
Condition
Vintage - used with visible signs of wear
Sold with stand
Yes
Dimensions
2×32×18 cm
Weight
374 g
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