Lot: 47087th Tribal Art Auction
D. R. Congo, Sundi
|Provenance||Size||Starting price / estimated price|
|Jos Humblet, Brussels, Belgium||H: 16.3 inch||This object is not available anymore.|
wood, matt patina, polychrome paint, protruding forehead and chin, crowned by a pair of horns (tips cut), min. dam., missing parts, traces of abrasion. Masks of the Sundi are rather rare. They could belong to a variation of the "ndunga" society. Some authors say that they were used in funerary rites wheras others say they belong to diviners.