Mask - Wood - Luba - DR Congo

Description
Mask - Wood - Luba - DR Congo
Mid 20th century - Good condition, used with some signs of wear

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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Lot details
Object
Mask
Ethnic group/ culture
Luba
Region/ country
DR Congo
Material
Wood
Period
Mid 20th century
Condition
Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
36×33×13 cm
Weight
600 g
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