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  4. Masculine Dance Mask - SONGYE KIFWEBE - D.R Congo

Masculine Dance Mask - SONGYE KIFWEBE - D.R Congo

Lot reference 13068501

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$ 356 Bidder 5615
17-09-2017 10:56:38
$ 320 Bidder 5615
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$ 297 Bidder 5615
17-09-2017 10:56:02
$ 237 Bidder 5615
17-09-2017 10:55:49
$ 6 Bidder 0299
16-09-2017 23:44:07
$ 4 Bidder 6797
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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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Feedback score: 100%
Reviews given: 22
Member since: May 31, 2016
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    Goed verpakt. Netjes en snel verstuurd via Kiala.

    hangop September 20, 2017

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    In goede orde aangekomen, een prachtig beeld, bedankt

    Martien262-82 July 29, 2017

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    perfect zoals beschreven

    fien52 June 22, 2017

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    Merci pour le cadeau
    Bien cordialement
    FG

    tatiefraise007 May 27, 2017

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    goed contact met verkoper. verzending ok.kosten keurig geregeld. objecten zoals verwacht.

    keesenfrodo May 25, 2017

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Austria $ 41.60
Belgium Free
Canada $ 59.43
Switzerland $ 53.48
Germany $ 35.66
Denmark $ 47.54
Spain $ 47.54
France $ 23.77
United Kingdom $ 53.48
Ireland $ 47.54
Italy $ 35.66
Luxembourg $ 35.66
Netherlands $ 33.28
Norway $ 47.54
Poland $ 47.54
Portugal $ 47.54
Sweden $ 47.54
United States $ 59.43
Rest of Europe $ 59.43
Rest of the World $ 59.43

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