Grand typical mask with antropo/zoömorphic features
Imposing grand mask, dimensions 60 x 28 x 24 cm, dating back to the interbellum.
Displaying a combination of animal and human elements, typical of the Lower Lualaba River area, where eastern Songye meet the central and eastern Luba.
Kifwebe type mask: rectangular with angular planes and lines of decoration.
Imposing mask with a bill-shaped nose, surmounted with the full-fledged figure of a crow or cock.
Nice old patina inside and outside, and made of good conservated very dry wood ( Ricinodendron spec lightwood)
Provenance : ex collection of dr P.Westdijk ( cultural anthropologist, lecturer Utrecht) ex.coll Mr. van Ghendt ( Brussels, 1970). Written certificate of origin by the expert dr Westdijk provided. Supplied with stand
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Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.pijlsnelle verzending! prachtig bedje, in zeer goede staat.
(uniek -in deze uitvoering- en daarmee een fantastische 'photo prop').
een hele grote DANK U WEL!!! :-)
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