|Triple faces mask
|Lega / Lengola
|Second half 20th century
|Sold with stand:
|Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Out of stock
Beautiful triple faces mask of the Lengola tribe of DR Congo.
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 with blue and white pigments (kaoliën).
Good condition with nice aged patina.