Lot: 359

91 Tribal Art Auction

Mask "kaseba" of the "n-khanda" initiation

D. R. Congo, Suku

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Adalbert von Alföldy, Eislingen, Germany
H: 28 inch 400 EUR
plus 27 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

wood, pigments,
Female version of the "kakuungu" mask type. The mask was originally supplemented with a lush grass fiber coiffure in which various magical appendages were interwoven (feathers, small packages with magical charge, animal horns, etc.).

Bourgeois, Arthur P., Art of the Yaka and Suku, Paris 1984, p. 149