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A mask like this, covered with geometric designs typical of Kuba art, portrays the wife of the first Kuba king in a ritualized reenactment of Kuba mythological origins and royal power struggles. A Kuba ideal of beauty, Ngaady A Mwaash was fought over by Mwaash A Mboy, her husband and king, and his brother, Bwoom.
Approx. 26x16x8 cm

tribal art / african art

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Ngaady A Mwaash Kuba face mask Tribal Art

Estimate €200 - €300Sep 21, 2018