|Ethnic group/ culture:||Teke|
|Region/ country:||DR Congo|
|Period:||mid 20th century|
|Condition:||Good condition, used with some signs of wear|
|Sold with stand:||No|
Kidumu mask from the Teke community.
This kind of masks were used in important meetings, at funerals of chiefs and during wedding ceremonies. The mask consists of abstract geometric figures, representing an abstract human face. Beautifully cut. The mask was worn on the forehead, the wearer looked under the mask.
The mask is in good condition with traces of tribal use.
Provenance: former private collection from Belgium.
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).