Mask (1) - Wood - Ituri - Congo DRC

Description
Mask (1) - Wood - Ituri - Congo DRC
1st half 20th century - Good

Mask of Ituri

Mask from the Ituri region in northeastern Congo.
Wild and remote region, little known and studied.
It is a very lively and expressive mask, with its large slanting eyes, its toothed and arched mouth.
It is a mask representing a soothsayer who sees far away, who sees into invisible world.
It protects against any threat or danger.


Provenance : Private Belgian collection


Certification on request


Shipping : Insured, tracked and traced
Pick up possible at our gallery in Brussels (Sablon)

Lot details
Total nr of items
1
Object
Mask
Ethnic group/ culture
Ituri
Region/ country
Congo DRC
Material
Wood
Period
1st half 20th century
Condition
Good
Sold with stand
Yes
Dimensions
23×0×0 cm
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