Mask - Cauris, Feathers, Wood, Fabric - Ngeende Pwoom Itok - Kuba - Congo DRC - Asian African Art
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Mask – Cauris, Feathers, Wood, Fabric – Ngeende Pwoom Itok – Kuba – Congo DRC

 180,00

Mid 20th century – Good condition, used with some signs of wear

Object:Mask
Indigenous object name:Ngeende Pwoom Itok
Ethnic group/ culture:Kuba
Region/ country:Congo DRC
Material:Cauris, Fabric, Feathers, Wood
Period:Mid 20th century
Condition:Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand:No
Dimensions:50×30×30 cm
Weight:900 g

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Description

The Kuba Pwoom mask was danced at funerals, boys’ initiations, for entertainment, and may have also functioned for social control.

Materials: Wood, fabric, sisal, feathers, encrusted patina from libation and offers.
Good condition with traces of tribal use.

Provenance: former 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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