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African Mwaash Ngady mask - KUBA - Congo (RDC)

Lot reference 826489
African Mwaash Ngady mask - KUBA - Congo (RDC)

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Location: Belgium
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Ca. 1920-1940 - good condition

A portrait mask of the first Kuba king wife.
There are more than twenty different types of masks that function within the men's initiation society. The Kuba Ngaady mask represents the ideal of beauty. It is one of three important Kuba mask, on the old picture taken at Mushenge in 1909 shows a similar mask: Ngady aMwaash, Bwoom, and Mosh'ambooy mu shall.
The provenance of this fine mask that is to be dated between the two worldwars, is the collection of Gaëtan Schoonbroodt in Verviers, Belgium.

Period: 1920-1940
KUBA NGAADY mask from Congo
Size: 50 cm on its included base , 30 cm without.
Condition: One ear missing, as depicted.

Can be viewed or picked up, if so desired, at David Norden's African Antiques Shop in Antwerp.
Sold with a written description of the tribe and with the private opinion of David Norden.

Free delivery. Sent by insured and registered mail with Track & Trace. May also be picked up at David Norden's in Antwerp, by appointment only.

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