Mask - Wood - Kifwebe - Songye - Congo DRC

Description
Mask - Wood - Kifwebe - Songye - Congo DRC
2nd half 20th century - Good condition, used with some signs of wear

Here an example of male Kifwebe characterized by angular and thrusting forms, and with the entire face covered in patterns of geometric grooves that are uniquely characteristic of these masks. The object is a male mask with projecting mouth, triangular nose, pierced eyes, overall concentric linear carving, and polychrome pigments. Condition is good with traces of wear and tear.

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
Indigenous object name
Kifwebe
Ethnic group/ culture
Songye
Region/ country
Congo DRC
Material
Wood
Period
2nd half 20th century
Condition
Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
36×26×12 cm
Weight
900 g
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