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Beautiful LUBA Kifwebe Wood Mask Congo DRC Baluba
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Description
CONGO DRC
CUTE LITTLE BALUBA KIFWEBE MASK
With their streaks that characterize them, the Kifwebe masks of the Luba and Songye have many similarities,
so it is quite difficult to differentiate them without a certain habit.
Kifwebe Luba masks have a protective role against diseases, while those of Songye used to impress and police
(for male masks) and celebrate power changes, burials or investitures (for female masks)
Kifwebe masks are real modern sculptures with very daring architecture, exuberant shapes and volumes.
They instantly remind us of Cubism.
CHARACTERISTICS :

TYPE OF OBJECT : Mask.
ETHNICAL GROUP : Luba - Baluba
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN : Democratic Republic Congo
(ex Zaire, ex Belgian Congo)
MATERIAL : Wood.
DIMENSIONS : About 10 inches high.
CONDITION : Medium
BASE IS NOT INCLUDED
BIBLIOGRAPHIE - BIBLIOGRAPHY :
LUBA, AUX SOURCES DU ZAIRE, FRANCOIS NEYT,
Editions du Musee Dapper, 1993.
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CONGO RDC
LUBA
MASQUE KIFWEBE
JOLI PETIT MASQUE ANCIEN DES BALUBA
AVEC LES STRIES QUI LES CARACTERISENT, LES MASQUES KIFWEBE DES LUBA ET DES SONGYE PRESENTENT BEAUCOUP DE SIMILITUDES,
IL EST DONC ASSEZ DIFFICILE DE LES DIFFERENCIER SANS UNE CERTAINE HABITUDE.
LES MASQUES KIFWEBE LUBA ONT UN ROLE DE PROTECTION CONTRE LES MALADIES, ALORS QUE CEUX DES SONGYE SERVENT A IMPRESSIONNER ET FAIRE LA POLICE (POUR LES MASQUES MASCULINS) ET CELEBRER LES CHANGEMENTS DE POUVOIR, ENTERREMENTS OU INVESTITURES (POUR LES MASQUES FEMININS)
LES MASQUES KIFWEBE SONT DE VERITABLES SCULPTURES MODERNES A L'ARCHITECTURE TRES AUDACIEUSE, AUX FORMES ET VOLUMES EXUBERANTS.
ILS NOUS EVOQUENT INSTANTANEMENT LE CUBISME.
CARACTERISTIQUES :
TYPE D'OBJET : Masque
ETHNIE : Luba - Baluba
ORIGINE : REPUBLIQUE DEMOCRATIQUE DU CONGO
(Ex Congo Belge, ex Zaire)
MATERIAU : Bois.
DIMENSIONS : Hauteur 25 cm
ETAT : Moyen
(Voir photos)
LE SOCLE N'EST PAS INCLUS

Reserve: $200.00

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    Beautiful LUBA Kifwebe Wood Mask Congo DRC Baluba

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    Jan 26, 2022
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    0003: Beautiful LUBA Kifwebe Wood Mask Congo DRC Baluba

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    Est. $250 - $300Starting Price $160
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    Jan 26, 2022 12:00 PM EST
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    Lot 0003 Details

    Description
    ...
    CONGO DRC
    CUTE LITTLE BALUBA KIFWEBE MASK
    With their streaks that characterize them, the Kifwebe masks of the Luba and Songye have many similarities,
    so it is quite difficult to differentiate them without a certain habit.
    Kifwebe Luba masks have a protective role against diseases, while those of Songye used to impress and police
    (for male masks) and celebrate power changes, burials or investitures (for female masks)
    Kifwebe masks are real modern sculptures with very daring architecture, exuberant shapes and volumes.
    They instantly remind us of Cubism.
    CHARACTERISTICS :

    TYPE OF OBJECT : Mask.
    ETHNICAL GROUP : Luba - Baluba
    COUNTRY OF ORIGIN : Democratic Republic Congo
    (ex Zaire, ex Belgian Congo)
    MATERIAL : Wood.
    DIMENSIONS : About 10 inches high.
    CONDITION : Medium
    BASE IS NOT INCLUDED
    BIBLIOGRAPHIE - BIBLIOGRAPHY :
    LUBA, AUX SOURCES DU ZAIRE, FRANCOIS NEYT,
    Editions du Musee Dapper, 1993.
    *************************************************
    CONGO RDC
    LUBA
    MASQUE KIFWEBE
    JOLI PETIT MASQUE ANCIEN DES BALUBA
    AVEC LES STRIES QUI LES CARACTERISENT, LES MASQUES KIFWEBE DES LUBA ET DES SONGYE PRESENTENT BEAUCOUP DE SIMILITUDES,
    IL EST DONC ASSEZ DIFFICILE DE LES DIFFERENCIER SANS UNE CERTAINE HABITUDE.
    LES MASQUES KIFWEBE LUBA ONT UN ROLE DE PROTECTION CONTRE LES MALADIES, ALORS QUE CEUX DES SONGYE SERVENT A IMPRESSIONNER ET FAIRE LA POLICE (POUR LES MASQUES MASCULINS) ET CELEBRER LES CHANGEMENTS DE POUVOIR, ENTERREMENTS OU INVESTITURES (POUR LES MASQUES FEMININS)
    LES MASQUES KIFWEBE SONT DE VERITABLES SCULPTURES MODERNES A L'ARCHITECTURE TRES AUDACIEUSE, AUX FORMES ET VOLUMES EXUBERANTS.
    ILS NOUS EVOQUENT INSTANTANEMENT LE CUBISME.
    CARACTERISTIQUES :
    TYPE D'OBJET : Masque
    ETHNIE : Luba - Baluba
    ORIGINE : REPUBLIQUE DEMOCRATIQUE DU CONGO
    (Ex Congo Belge, ex Zaire)
    MATERIAU : Bois.
    DIMENSIONS : Hauteur 25 cm
    ETAT : Moyen
    (Voir photos)
    LE SOCLE N'EST PAS INCLUS

    Reserve: $200.00

    Shipping:
  • Domestic: Flat-rate of $35.00 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.
  • International: Foreign shipping rates are determined by destination. International shipping may be subject to VAT.
  • Combined shipping: Please ask about combined shipping for multiple lots before bidding.
  • Location: This item ships from Belgium

    Your purchase is protected:
    Photos, descriptions, and estimates were prepared with the utmost care by a fully certified expert and appraiser. All items in this sale are guaranteed authentic.

    In the rare event that the item did not conform to the lot description in the sale, Jasper52 specialists are here to help. Buyers may return the item for a full refund provided you notify Jasper52 within 5 days of receiving the item.
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