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Authentic Stülpmaske the Cuba - Wood, copper, cowries, raphia, shells, pearls - Mboom - Cuba - D.R.Congo

Lot reference 24888881
Authentic Stülpmaske the Cuba - Wood, copper, cowries, raphia, shells, pearls - Mboom - Cuba - D.R.Congo

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1st half 20th century - Fair condition, used with visible signs of wear

Object: Authentic Stülpmaske the Cuba
Indigenous object name: Mboom
Ethnic group/ culture: Cuba
Region/ country: D.R.Congo
Material: Wood, copper, cowries, raphia, shells, pearls
Period: 1st half 20th century
Condition: Fair condition, used with visible signs of wear
Sold with stand: Yes
Dimensions: 34×21×0 cm

Provenance: Austrian private collection.
This mask is guaranteed to be authentic and old. It comes with a certificate of authenticity and professional stand. (See photo)
Mboom is the second ranking royal mask of the Kuba, brother to the Mwash a mboy mask which represents the king. The Mboom mask is the oldest type of mask of the Kuba, going back to the 18th century. This type of mask has never had any holes for eyes, it is the ‘blind’ Queen Mboom. The masks are always richly decorated, covered with copper sheet and beads. This mask is always at odds with his brother Mwash a mboy, for this mask represents the first king with the right to the throne.

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Catawiki member since April 10, 2016, received 73 reviews in total (34 in last 12 months)

Feedback score: 97.1% (34 reviews)
(last 12 months)
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    Auch diese ausdrucksstarke Reliquienfigur ist wohlverpackt und schnell hier angekommen. Danke für einen insgesamt sehr angenehmen Kontakt und bis zum nächsten Mal.
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    MPOKL June 12, 2019

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    Danke für einen zügigen Versand der Maske, die es uns durch ihre eigenwillige Form sofort angetan hat. Sie strahlt auch "live" das aus, was die Fotos versprechen. Nochnals danke.
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    MPOKL June 12, 2019

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    tatiefraise007 June 7, 2019

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    perfect
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    user-3624aab June 2, 2019

  • The African mask arrived in perfect state, swift delivery, dependable dealer.

    ctual May 22, 2019

  • Perfect transaction

    igala May 21, 2019

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    I am very happy with the Guromask. It is a fantastic piece and it arrived safely, due to the care of the owner. The mask is exactly what I hoped.
    Again, I look at the mask with appreciation.
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    kuylvrouw May 20, 2019

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    AAA +++ EXCELENTE ...
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    solSOL May 10, 2019

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    AAA +++ EXCELENTE. ....
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    solSOL May 10, 2019

  • good object and very good seller, fast shipping, thanks

    user-21a6fcf May 8, 2019

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    Perfect!!
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    oestertje April 12, 2019

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    Excellent quality old piece, well packed and delivered on time.
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    sifaka April 6, 2019

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    Mit diesem Anbieter habe ich bisher nur gute Erfahrungen gemacht, weiter so!
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    Katzinchen March 16, 2019

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    A very beautiful object as usual, from an excellent and competent supplier.
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    renatowiki March 14, 2019

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    Die sehr schöne Schalenträgerfigur ist heute angekommen. Sie gefällt uns sehr. Danke für den schnellen Versand und auch für eine äußerst sorgfältige Verpackung der Figur,.
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    MPOKL March 8, 2019

  • Beautiful piece, unfortunately not old as told (beginning 20th century) but instead last quarter of th20th century. The patina is clearly not genuine, made and aged with the “smoking/smoked” process.

    user-d3ba8ee February 7, 2019

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    Great and authentic qualiy of item. Exactly as pictured and described. Clear and quick communication. Perfect transaction. Highly recommended seller!
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    user-d9bccd7 February 7, 2019

  • Nice item. Well packed. Thanks.

    KaptanKrunch February 6, 2019

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    Items were packed safely and with great care, and delivered rapidly. Upon request seller had very interesting background information on the objects. Thanks!
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    user-389fdfd January 15, 2019

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    bonsoir,
    merci pour ce masque d une grande esthétique et belle ancienneté !
    une jolie façon de bien commencer l année
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    siguiman January 11, 2019

  • Very, very nice !

    user-71aa839 December 28, 2018

  • Parfait Cette statue Agni conforme la photo correspond a mon attente
    Merci pour les documents qui y ont été joints

    user-93730dc December 19, 2018

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    Parfait, merci !
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    CAMPOS December 3, 2018

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    Excelent
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    SUERO November 20, 2018

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    Spedizione veloce, imballaggio buono, oggetto bello e interessante
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    amatore46 November 16, 2018

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