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Kifwebe Mask - LUBA - SONGYE - D.R.C. Congo.

Lot reference 21083205
Kifwebe Mask - LUBA - SONGYE - D.R.C. Congo.

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Current bid $525
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Location: Netherlands
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$525 Bidder 5484
12-11-2018 23:39:20

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

Nl cluys  

Catawiki member since September 19, 2013, received 3 reviews in total (1 in last 12 months)

  • 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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    devaya March 14, 2019

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    dank u wel voor het goede bericht.
    fijn dat het een goede "bed"ding heeft gevonden! ojjc
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