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Kakuungu Mask - YAKA - D.R. Congo

Lot reference 10294817
Kakuungu Mask - YAKA - D.R. Congo

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$ 1,065 Bidder 5771
22-02-2017 20:31:26
$ 798 Bidder 5771
21-02-2017 14:40:00

Early XXth to mid XXth- wood-raffia-pigments-good condition - ex. Lepage

An impressive nearly 90 cm high Yaka Kakuungu Mask from the Lepage collection.
Culture: Yaka-Suku
Country: Zaire
H= 50cm wood part, 87 with the coiffe
Wood, Raffia, blue and white Pigments

cf. the Tervueren exhibition "Reuzen maskers uit Congo" (Giant masks from Congo”) from 2015. For a video and more info on similar masks.

The masqueraders make social commentary on aspects of the community life through their performance, and allow young kids to become adults.

PROVENANCE : From a retired Belgian collector who had more than 70 Art objects mentioned in the Guy van Rijn Yale database of African art, He got this mask from Lepage.

This is a unique occasion for you to get a genuine object in your house at very low starting prices.

The name of the collector will be given to all buyers in the accompanying documentation included in every package.

Be David Norden Buy African Antiques.  pro

Feedback score: 98.8%
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Member since: July 1, 2014
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    andreasrit January 18, 2018

  • Excellent seller as always. Highly recommended.

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