Lot: 35185th Tribal Art Auction
D. R. Congo, Bira
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|H: 10.8 inch||
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wood, brown patina, red and white pigment, painted with dots, curved scarifications on forehead and cheeks, rest. (breakage chin area), cracks, small missing parts, traces of abrasion; the rain forest region Ituri is the home of various ethnical groups. Their mask types show great stylistic similarities, so that we can talk about one stylistic region.