The "Mwana Pwo" mask symbolizes a female ancestor.
The symmetric face, the light skin tone, the scarifications, the beautiful teeth and the groomed hair headdress were also beauty ideals.
Ex. Privé coll. X. Falmangne , Mons/ Belgique.
Hard wood sort.
Shiny, dark brown oily patina.
Pierced ears with earrings.
Glass beads. Congolese coins and bone rings.
Braided raffia coiffure.
Raffia face net.
Some signs of wear and tear.
Traces of red pigment in the scarification.
Shipment with track & trace.
- Ethnic group/ culture
- Region/ country
- Mid 20th century
- Good condition, used with some signs of wear
- Sold with stand
- 25×16×11 cm