1st quarter of the 20th century - Good condition
Country of origin: D.R.C, SABA or LUBA.
Dating: 1st quarter of the 20th century. Materials: wood and 2 colour pigments (kaolin). Condition: very good surface appearance - Different age cracks - have a look at the pictures. Original, unrestored version.
This mask was danced.
The colours are mostly Black-White, and they shaded off a little over the years (among other things, Kaolin clay pigment).
Tribally used, the holes and their surroundings present some wear (they were hand-pierced) they were used to attach the costume to the mask. It presents many empty insect cocoons.
There are some dryness cracks due to the age, have a good look at the pictures.
Inside, there is a skin-related patina (sebum), obtained by its tribal use as a dance mask.
Traces of wear and use are also to expect.
Dimensions: Height: 50 cm. Width: 24 cm ; Depth: 15 cm. The weight is 1024 grams. It comes right from the collection. Reference: 12/04/1922.SABA/LUBA/WHS
Former H. Snoeijs.NL. Collection. Acquired in 1922 from the Piga Collection, Italy. The item will be delivered with a stand. Insured shipment via Kiala, Mondial Relay or GLS, with track and trace. The shipment fees are an estimation. Any overpayment will be refunded to the buyer.
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