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Passport mask - Wood - Soko Mutu - Hemba - Congo DRC

Lot reference 29566111
Passport mask - Wood - Soko Mutu - Hemba - Congo DRC

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Late nineteenth - early twentieth century - Good condition, used with some signs of wear

Object: Passport mask (More lots)
Indigenous object name: Soko Mutu
Ethnic group/ culture: Hemba
Region/ country: Congo DRC
Material: Wood
Period: Late nineteenth - early twentieth century
Condition: Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand: Yes
Dimensions: 20×9×12 cm
Weight: 775 g

Also called Passport Mask. Soko Mutu masks represent a composite chimpanzee-human creature who embodies the conflict between the unpredictability of wilderness and the laws of civilisation and the community.

Provenance: former Kongo Arts Gallery, French Riviera (former Jo Christiaens Gallery), former Jo Christiaens collection

Shipping: DHL/ DHL Express

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