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Triple Faces Mask - Wood - Bwami - Lega / Legnola - DR Congo - Asian African Art
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Triple Faces Mask – Wood – Bwami – Lega / Legnola – DR Congo

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Object Triple Face Mask
Ethnic group: Lega / Lengola
Country: DR Congo
Material: Wood
Period: Second half 20th century
Sold with stand: No
Dimensions: 23x16x26 cm
Weight: 220 gram
Condition: Good condition, used with some signs of wear

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SKU: 11.4 Category: Search for: , ,
Description

Masks like these were used in instruction and initiation ceremonies into the five progressive levels of Bwami, the association that Lega men rise through with lifelong learning and deeds.

Material: wood and white pigments (kaoliƫn).
Good condition with nice aged patina.

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