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Small Mask - Pende - D.R. Congo

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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: 98.7%
Reviews given: 79
Member since: July 1, 2014
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    KaptanKrunch November 12, 2017

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    Toujours du Grand D.Norden = Très beau masque Goli avec belle patine d'utilisation- pigments rouges intenses-FANTASTIQUE
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    lovviere October 18, 2017

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    Alles perfect in orde. Zeer goede aankoop.
    Nogmaals dank. Jos belde
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    Josbelde October 9, 2017

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    Allways perfect transactions, excellent seller.
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    fernando4878 August 31, 2017

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    Ce masque Guere/Wobe dégage à la fois force et sérénité. De plus le masque a été livré en 24h chrono!!! Du jamais vu......
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    lovviere August 24, 2017

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