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.
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. http://www.africamuseum.be/popupmuseum/expo/expokakungu?set_language=en&cl=en
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.
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