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Mask "mwana phwevo" - Angola, Luena

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Mask "mwana phwevo" - Angola, Luena
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Description
wood, honey brown patina, triangular facial plane with long chin, arching brows with bean-shaped narrow slit eyes below, the oval mouth with pierced corners, pointed and linear incised scarification marks, slightly dam., minor missing part at the back of the rim, metal base;
the name of the mask "young woman" refers to a mythic female person, who died young of age. The masquerade should remind of the painful loss.
H: 22 cm, H: 8,7 inch
Provenance:
Mon Steyaert, Brussels, Belgium
Vera und Wolfgang Nerlich, Munich, Germany
Lit.: Hahner-Herzog, Iris, Das Zweite Gesicht, Genf, München, New York 1997, ill. 86
Continent: Africa
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Mask "mwana phwevo" - Angola, Luena

Estimate €250 - €1,800
Jan 31, 2015
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Starting Price €240
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Kunstauktionshaus Zemanek-Muenster

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0255: Mask "mwana phwevo" - Angola, Luena

Sold for €1,100
20 Bids
Est. €250 - €1,800Starting Price €240
Charity-Auction:Tribal Art,Collection Nerlich
Jan 31, 2015 8:00 AM EST
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Lot 0255 Details

Description
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wood, honey brown patina, triangular facial plane with long chin, arching brows with bean-shaped narrow slit eyes below, the oval mouth with pierced corners, pointed and linear incised scarification marks, slightly dam., minor missing part at the back of the rim, metal base;
the name of the mask "young woman" refers to a mythic female person, who died young of age. The masquerade should remind of the painful loss.
H: 22 cm, H: 8,7 inch
Provenance:
Mon Steyaert, Brussels, Belgium
Vera und Wolfgang Nerlich, Munich, Germany
Lit.: Hahner-Herzog, Iris, Das Zweite Gesicht, Genf, München, New York 1997, ill. 86
Continent: Africa
Condition
...
See description

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