Mask - Wood - Kiwoyo-Muyombo - Pend / Kwango - DR Congo

Description
Mask - Wood - Kiwoyo-Muyombo - Pend / Kwango - DR Congo
1st half 20th century - Good condition, used with some signs of wear

This is about the male beard mask " Kiwoyo-Muyombo ".
This mask could be used as a dance mask or as a wall mask.

Ex. Colonial collection. Goedeghebuere (in situ ca. 1945)

Softer wood type.
Dark brown oily patina.
Traces of white kaolin powder.
Both front and back have insect damage.
Quite some wear due to use.
Triplicate local restoration with raffia cloth on the inside.
Patinated, dry, inside.
Attachment holes around the edge of the face.

Rather original in this form!

Shipment with track & trace.

Lot details
Object
Mask
Indigenous object name
Kiwoyo-Muyombo
Ethnic group/ culture
Pend / Kwango
Region/ country
DR Congo
Material
Wood
Period
1st half 20th century
Condition
Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
47×23×12 cm
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