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.
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