|Object||Cwece double face mask|
|Period:||Mid 20th century|
|Sold with stand:||No|
|Condition:||Good condition, used with some signs of wear|
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Great 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. This refined mask has the typical Bembe shapes. Good condition with a nice aged patina. Contains traces of wear and tear.