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Lot 0017
A wood Yaka helmet mask with a fibre beard. Originating in the middle Kwilu, this type of helmet mask was used among the Yaka, the Suku, & Pindi groups in the Kasai, and was connected with initiation rites of passage. H= 60cm

Condition

Wood and raffia parts in good condition, some abrasion on the white pigments.

Dimensions

19.8 x 49.5 x 29.7 cm

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  • 12%

Yaka mask

Estimate €2,000 - €3,500Sep 22