Luba masks are rare and are primarily found in the eastern Luba kingdoms. dome masks are very similar to the Kifwebe mask used by the Songye, although they display more rounded features.
[Jean-Baptiste Bacquart, The Tribal Arts of Africa, p.156]
Good condition with the entire face covered in lineair patterns, that are uniquely characteristic of these masks. Great patina of age, especially on the backside of the mask.
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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- DR Congo
- Mid 20th century
- Good condition, used with some signs of wear
- Sold with stand
- 36×33×13 cm
- 600 g