Máscara Cwecwe - Madeira - Bembe - República Democrática do Congo

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Máscara Cwecwe - Madeira - Bembe - República Democrática do Congo
meados do século XX - Bom estado, utilizado, com alguns sinais de desgaste

Fine face mask from the BEMBE tribe, former Belgian Congo. This type of mask were worn during the initiation proces.
In Bwami society during circumcision ceremonies, flat face masks are worn, showing typically enlarged concave orbits and bulging coffee-bean eyes. Made out of wood and beautifully covered with phembe (white kaoliën). Overall good condition with a nice aged patina. Contains traces of tribal use.

Provenance: Ex private collection from Belgium. Collected in the period 1953 - 1959 (More details provided to buyer).
Sold with a certificate of authenticity.

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).

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Detalhes do lote
Objeto
Máscara Cwecwe
Grupo étnico / cultura
Bembe
Região/País
República Democrática do Congo
Material
Madeira
Período
meados do século XX
Estado
Bom estado, utilizado, com alguns sinais de desgaste
Vendido com suporte
Não
Dimensões
59×22×8 cm
Peso
1050 g
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