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Tribal Art

 
Lot 213
 

A Luba/Songye zoomorphic bird kifwebe mask, Democratic Republic of Congo, with a large plain crest flanked by bulging eyes above eye slits, and an open beak above a raffia beard, the sides pierced supporting a woven raffia backing with woven protrusion, the crest and eye pupils painted brown, the remainder of the mask painted with black and white pigment,

The Von Staranburg Niedenthal Collection

Sold for £150


 

A Luba/Songye zoomorphic bird kifwebe mask, Democratic Republic of Congo, with a large plain crest flanked by bulging eyes above eye slits, and an open beak above a raffia beard, the sides pierced supporting a woven raffia backing with woven protrusion, the crest and eye pupils painted brown, the remainder of the mask painted with black and white pigment,

The Von Staranburg Niedenthal Collection

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