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Small Mask - Pende - D.R. Congo

Lot reference 1114346
Small Mask - Pende - D.R. Congo

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First half of the 20th century - Good condition

Small Pende mask.
Provenance: Gaëtan Schoonbroodt - Collected before 1952

The Pende or Phende (ethnonym: Bapende or Baphende; singular Mupende or Muphende) are an ethnic group from south-west of Congo and the Kasai Occidental region around the diamond mines of Tshikapa, and the Kwilu region in particular. Their population is estimated to be around 250,000.

This is a small mask charged with magic at the back. Slight damage to the nose and the side of the mask (as depicted).

Height: 15 cm - 21 cm incl. stand

Can be viewed or picked up, if desired, at David Norden's African Antiques Shop in Antwerp.

Sold with a written description of the tribe and with the private opinion of David Norden.

Free delivery. Sent by insured and registered mail with Track & Trace.

Please note: seller guarantees this item's authenticity.

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Feedback score: 98.8%
Reviews given: 86
Member since: July 1, 2014
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    Very interesting item. Very good quality
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    renatowiki February 18, 2018

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    Eccellente!
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    marparo February 14, 2018

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    Sogar schöner als auf den Fotos und hervorragend verpackt.
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    andreasrit January 18, 2018

  • Excellent seller as always. Highly recommended.

    alexander2404 January 7, 2018

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    Très beau et ancien masque Lapukpuk
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    lovviere January 5, 2018

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