Circumcision Mask - Wood - Lulua - Congo DRC

Description
Circumcision Mask - Wood - Lulua - Congo DRC
Good condition, used with some signs of wear

LULUA masks like this one are extremely rare and were used during circumcision and funeral ceremonies. They display enlarged eyes and complex scarification patterns on their cheeks. The many holes around the eyes of this wooden mask gives a mysterious appearance. Contains traces of wear and tear on the left cheek.

Unique mask for the collector of ancient ethnographic art. A real beauty! Good quality with traces of wear and tear due to tribal use.

Provenance: Ex 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
Circumcision Mask
Ethnic group/ culture
Lulua
Region/ country
Congo DRC
Material
Wood
Condition
Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
40×23×12 cm
Weight
1100 g
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