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LEGA MASK

Item noP1813

Finely carved wood mask used for traditional ceremonial dances, worn by members of the Lega tribe in front of the chief. Small slit eyes with large circular design with protruding mouth and forehead. Nice patina throughout. Red cloth tied with raffia string on the periphery of the mask.

• République Démocratique du Congo; Democratic Republic of Congo; 20ième siècle, 20th century
Hauteur/Height: 10.5 in. (26.7 cm)
Longueur/Length: 9 in. (22.9 cm)
#P1813
Provenance: Lippel Collection Circa 1970