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Face Mask - Wood - Mbangani - DR Congo - Asian African Art
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Face Mask – Wood – Mbangani – DR Congo


Object:Face Mask
Ethnic group / culture:Mbangani
Region/ country:DR Congo
Period:Mid 20th century
Condition:Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand:No
Dimensions:30x20x15 cm
Weight:1100 g

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Fine face mask from Mbagani tribe DR Congo. Made out of wood and beautifully covered with phembe (white and red kaoliën) around the eyes.
This type of mask were worn during the initiation proces.
Flat face masks are worn, showing typically enlarged concave orbits and bulging coffee-bean eyes. Overall good condition with traces of tribal use.

Provenance: former private collection from Belgium.