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Authentic and rare Mwadi mask - SONGYE - TEMPA - SUNGU - Congo

Lot reference 14328217
Authentic and rare Mwadi mask - SONGYE - TEMPA - SUNGU - Congo

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Mid 20th century - In good condition

An exclusive mask of the Mwadi society of the Songye-Tempa-Sungu tribe from Congo.
Many people mistakenly attribute it to a different tribe, namely the TETELA tribe, but that is not correct. See the last picture from the Book Art of a Continent page 281.
Materials: wood, raffia, 3 horns, predator skin, kaolin and fabric.
Dimensions: 37 cm high (without raffia), 20 cm wide and 14 cm deep.
Weight: 1680 grams.
Ex collection M. Muhandule - London - UK.
Currently in a Dutch collection .

The mask is completely decorated with synchronous patterns, which are filled with kaolin.
The hairdo is black with 3 hollowed-out white holes.
The 3 horns are covered with skin.
The back is covered with a thin cloth and has traces of intensive use.
A very rare mask.
Comes without stand,
Shipment by parcel post.

Nl huiswol  

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    22yves May 29, 2018

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    Statuette de très grande qualité et dossier photo fourni.
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    22yves April 13, 2018

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    Pleasant contact, questions replied instantly.Due to post.nl object delivered with delay. Received object in good order, well packed. Beautiful Hemba head.
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    lingantonie March 17, 2018

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    Superbe pièce, envoi rapide et très bien emballée. Very happy !!! Thank you very much.
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    Paaseiland February 14, 2018

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