Africa | Female mask from the Songye or Zela people of DR Congo | Light wood, whitened with kaolin and black pigment accents

DR Congo Songye or Zela people female mask of light wood whitened with kaolin, with black pigment accents.

Kwese Helmet Mask C  20  31.1 x 24.1 x 24.1 cm  - The white paint on the face of this mask identifies it as a representative of ancestral and spiritual realms. In Kwese society, sacred masks kept in small communal shrines perform at initiation ceremonies and on other occasions to promote social well-being, health, and abundance. This mask’s costume would have included a large, full collar of raffia fiber. Kwese masks are so similar to those of their neighbors the Yaka, the Suku, and the…

Helmet Mask, Kwese Artist, Democratic Republic of the Congo, century.

e: 19th–20th century Geography: Democratic Republic of the Congo Culture: Luba or Songye peoples

Mask [Luba or Singye peoples culture]. Democratic Republic of the Congo…

Africa | Anthropomorphic amulet mask "ikoko" from the Pende people of DR Congo | Ivory; shiny patina | Est. 2000 - 3000 € ~ (June '14)

Africa | Anthropomorphic amulet mask "ikoko" from the Pende people of DR Congo | Ivory; shiny patina | Est. 2000 - 3000 € ~ (June '14)

Africa |  Face mask "kindombolo" from the Pende people of DR Congo | Wood, paint and pigment

Masks from Africa are always my favorites. Face mask "kindombolo" from the Pende people of DR Congo

Ngbandi or Ngbaka Mask, Ubangi Region, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Ngbandi or Ngbaka Mask, Ubangi Region H cm Robert Jacobsen, Copenhagen and Paris, by 1973

Carved wooden mask with wonderful sharp angles and abstract features traditional to Lawalwa masks, from the Congo, Africa. This is a very nice old example with actual field use and wear. The color is a lovely reddish brown, which is likely the red sap of the mukala fruit,and some black natural pigments. a Collector quality mask, one of the finest examples we have handled.

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Mask, D. R. Congo, Lega  wood, stained brown patina, traces of black paint, kaolin (eye zone), eyes and nose especially accentuated: the eyes bulg...

Mask, D. R. Congo, Lega wood, stained brown patina, traces of black paint, kaolin (eye zone), eyes and nose especially accentuated: the eyes bulg...

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Africa | Mask "okuyi" from the Punu people of Gabon | Woo, kaolin, red and black paint | Variation of the "white masks of the Ogowe". Originally used at funerary ceremonies, embodying male and female ancestors. The mask dancers wore costumes of raffia or cotton weave, while walking on high stilts and threatening the audience with wild screams.

Gabon Punu people mask "okuyi" of wood, kaolin, red and black paint.

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mbuya mask. Masker workshops: www.desteenakker.nl

Congo Pende people mask, phumbu, of wood and polychrome paint.

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