Magnificent mask from the LULUA people of DR Congo. Lulua masks are rare and were probably used during circumcision and funeral ceremonies. They display enlarged eyes and complex scarification patterns on their cheeks. This detailed wooden mask is in good condition with a fine aged patina.
Covered with red and white clay.
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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- Circumcision Mask
- Ethnic group/ culture
- Bena Lulua
- Region/ country
- DR Congo
- 2nd half 20th century
- Good condition, used with some signs of wear
- Sold with stand
- 34×25×17 cm
- 1100 g