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Old, authentic & nice polychrome carved male mask for Kifwebe Society, Songye people, D.R. Congo

Estimated age: mid 20th century
Material: Wood, pigments,
This mask has traces of old white, brown and red pigments.

Dimensions: Height 70 x Width 35 x Depth 33 cm
Weight: 3000 gram

Here an example of male Kifwebe characterized by angular and thrusting forms, and with the entire face covered in patterns of geometric grooves that are uniquely characteristic of these masks. The object is a male mask with projecting mouth, triangular nose, pierced eyes, overall concentric linear carving, and polychrome pigments. Nice aged patina, overall good condition with clear traces of wear and tear

Provenance: former private collection from Belgium.

Stand is not included.
Shipping within 24 hours after the payment is received. Tracking number will be provided. Signature upon delivery. Fully insured.
May as well be viewed and picked up at the Asian African Art Gallery in Vessem (NL).

Mid 20th century – Good condition

Reserve: $168.00

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    Large Kifwebe male mask – SONGYE – Belgian Congo

    Estimate $200 - $250Jun 04, 2019
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