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Masque anthropomorphe "mbuya"

R. D. Congo, Pende

Provenance Taille Prix d’appel / Prix d'Estimation
Kegel-Konietzko, Hamburg, Germany
Peter Stoffers, Kiel, Germany
H: 31 cm 400 EUR
Frais supplémentaires : 27% de commission, TVA, expédition et assurance transport

Originally, "mbuya" masks were used at initiation ceremonies "mukanda" to mark the end of male circumcision rituals.

Today, they perform at festivities in the villages for entertainment and serve to portray different characters and role models of the Pende society.