Mid 20 century - Good condition
Beautiful LEGA passport Mask from Zaire.
Wood with multi-layered patina. Remains of offerings, mica powder, kaolin.
Condition: good with traces of wear and tear.
Dimensions: Height 23 x Wide 14 x Depth 6 cm
Weight: 100 gram
Covered in Pembe, white clay, each time the mask is used, resulting in a beautiful patina.
Lega masks, named Lukwakongo, have a standard design, but there are unique masks with symbolic and ritual meaning, made for special occasions.
The life of the Lega (Warega) is regulated through the Bwami, to which both men and women belong. There are seven levels for men and four levels for women. Masks were used for initiation to the first two levels of the Bwami society.
Provenance: former private collection from Belgium.
Stand is not included in this lot.
Shipping within 24 hours after the payment is received. Tracking number will be provided. Signature upon delivery. Fully insured.
May as well be viewed and picked up at the Asian African Art Gallery in Vessem (NL).
Asian African Art is a gallery specialized in authentic ethnographic art from varied tribes in Africa and Asia, based in the Netherlands.
Besides the ethnographic art, we have a specialism in golden collectible coins.
For more info: Asian African Art in Vessem (NL)
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Well packaged , no delay and certificate included.
Can't fault the service.
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.Considero una pérdida de tiempo poner un artículo en Subasta y que lo suba el propio vendedor y una mala “praxis”. Gracias... ¿ PARECE QUE LOS COMPRADORES SOMOS TONTOS?Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.Dear Dionisio,
I don`t understand your point. You have received your item in good order. If you are not satisfied with your purchase you can return the item and you will get a full refund. All the best.
Fetish figure arrived promptly--well packed and in excellent condition. Everything as promised. Still waiting billing for other items won on auction-but have not yet received invoice. Can you help..
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