Mask - Wood - Lulua / Luluwa - Congo

Description
Mask - Wood - Lulua / Luluwa - Congo
Fair condition, used with visible signs of wear

Very rare LULUA/LULUWA mask from the area around the Kasai tributary.
A cord was attached through the hole below the nose, with which the dancer was able to hold the mask with his teeth.
Probably worn in connection with circumcision ceremonies (mukhanda).

Lot details
Object
Mask
Ethnic group/ culture
Lulua / Luluwa
Region/ country
Congo
Material
Wood
Condition
Fair condition, used with visible signs of wear
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
31×18×18 cm
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