Lot: 235Voyage Tribal Art - Live Online Auction
Mask "fumu" or "pumbu"
D. R. Congo, Pende
|Provenance||Size||Starting price / estimated price|
|Hubert Pettenkofer, Passau, Germany||H: 11.8 inch||
plus 27 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance
wood, red pigment, raffia cloth and -bast,
The "fumu" mask type represents a tribal chief, while "pumbu" represents the executioner. Both mask types are difficult to distinguish, because both have hairstyles with conically protruding lobes.