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Initiation mask (1) - Wood - BOA - Congo DRC

Lot reference 30921065
Initiation mask (1) - Wood - BOA - Congo DRC

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2nd half 20th century - Vintage - used with visible signs of wear

Total nr of items: 1
Object: Initiation mask
Ethnic group/ culture: BOA
Region/ country: Congo DRC
Material: Wood
Period: 2nd half 20th century
Condition: Vintage - used with visible signs of wear
Sold with stand: Yes
Dimensions: 2×32×18 cm
Weight: 374 g

BOA Mask which initiates the youth to war.
It is worn during wars and is danced in case of victory.
A little restoration was done on the right side.

Former collection: M. Carstens, Germany.

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