Big SONGYE Kifwebe War mask - D.R.C. Democratic Republic Congo. ( African Tribal Art ).Age: Second half of the 20th Century.Delivered with a Certificate of Authenticity from Tribal and Ethnic.Material: Wood, red and black kaolin pigment. Size: Height 49 cm. Width 20 cm. Depth 30 cm. Certain masking traditions of the Congo River basin personify local control of mystical power. Striated face masks known as kifwebe probably originated in North Shaba, an area inhabited by both Songye and Luba groups.
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