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Lega Mask - Ground Floor
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Object description :

"Lega Mask - Ground Floor"
Initiate mask belonging to one of the high ranking members of the Bwami. This type of mask is called "Lukwakongo".
The holes on the edges of the mask were used to hold a raffia beard. Beautiful expression for this face presenting an open and square mouth.
Lega people, Democratic Republic of Congo
Height: 25 cm Wood, Kaolin
Provenance: collected in-situ by Father Baudouin Waterkey
Circa 1950
Price : 600 €
Artist : Lega
Period:20th Century
Style:Tribal Art
Condition : Etat d'usage

Material : Bois
Height : 25 cm

Reference : 638391
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