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Masker - Wood - Mbagani - DR Congo

Lot reference 29565907

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1st half of the 20th century - Good condition, used, with some traces of wear and tear

Object: Mask (More lots)
Ethnic group/ culture: Mbagani
Region/ country: DR Congo
Material: Wood
Period: 1st half 20th century
Condition: Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand: No
Dimensions: 30×17×16 cm

Our mask, with a white concave eye area, has a protruding, pointed chin.
The piercing of the chin (for a braided raffia beard) derives from their neighbours the Salampasu.
The cock crest at the top is more of Kete/Lulua origin.

Ex. Colonial collection. Family Ponsaerts, Tienen/Belgium.
See: See: “100 peoples of Zaïre...”, M-L Felix, Brussels, 1987, page 100, fig. 101 (50 cm).

Hard wood sort.
Shiny, dark brown oily patina.
Details white & red painting.
Nicely carved, dry inside.
Attachment holes at the upper edge.
Hair crack left side.
Traces of wear and tear and dust deposits.
Small restorations here and there.

Very beautiful specimen !

Shipment with track & trace.

Be afromuse69  pro top

Catawiki member since December 9, 2015, received 235 reviews in total (60 in last 12 months)

Feedback score: 100% (60 reviews)
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    Un beau masque ancien livré rapidement. Parfait. Merci.
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    Dankaertseeke November 17, 2019

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    Snelle en correcte levering
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    danielvanmol October 1, 2019

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    user-6595437 September 18, 2019

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    jak2tahiti September 9, 2019

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    super gracias!!!
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    yellowledbetter78 September 6, 2019

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    Empacotamento cuidadoso e recepção impecável.
    Peça conforme o expectável. Parabéns e os meus agradecimentos.
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    user-5799582 August 29, 2019

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    snel bezorgd goed verpakt veel dank
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    action777 August 23, 2019

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    parfait Merci !
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    artrybtique August 22, 2019

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    Maske wie beschrieben
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    user-6ab0a03 August 20, 2019

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    Tout est parfait, merci.
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    Narcojeb July 28, 2019

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    Très bien emballé et masque aussi beau que sur les photos.
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    user-d6ea557 July 26, 2019

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    Sehr schöne Objekte. Netter Kontakt, sehr freundlich. Sehr gut verpackt. Danke
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    user-6ab0a03 July 25, 2019

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    Excelente transaction; bien amballe et rapide.
    Merci.
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    user-1a4a2ec July 18, 2019

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    tatiefraise007 July 17, 2019

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    Top ! Merci...
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    phil7533 July 10, 2019

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    Wie beschrieben, alles ok
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    user-6ab0a03 July 5, 2019

  • Through no fault of the seller, the Eskimo mask got stuck indefinitely in the French post office system.
    I had to cancel the order, regrettably, it looked like a fine object.

    ctual June 27, 2019

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    Masque fantastique on dirait un masque gorille avec un nez de poulpe !,,
    Emballage très bon
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    christian2208 June 16, 2019

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    korojp June 12, 2019

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    Prima!
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    urolmaas June 4, 2019

  • Received, many thanks

    user-8dd35aa May 29, 2019

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    Sehr schön, alles perfekt. Sehr gut verpackt
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    user-6ab0a03 May 25, 2019

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    Very nice object, fair description, ultimate packaging, very fast shipping=very professional and creditable seller :)
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    palmyre May 19, 2019

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United States $72.82
Belgium $11.51
France $18.15
Germany $18.15
Luxembourg $18.15
Netherlands $18.15
United Kingdom $18.15
Rest of Europe $36.30
Anywhere else $72.82

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