Lega mask, Democratic Republic of Congo.

Lot number

1

Estimated price

200
300

Description

Lega mask, Democratic Republic of Congo.
A wooden mask with carved facial features framed in a recess to the face. A long nose with arched brows to the top, round eyes with slits for eye holes and small mouth; the central part of the face painted with white kaolin clay. To the edge of the mask a series of holes for the attachment of a raffia fibre beard.

Height 28 cm.

Property from a Dutch private collection

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