Lot: 235

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Masque "fumu" ou "pumbu"

R. D. Congo, Pende

Provenance Taille Prix d’appel / Prix d'Estimation
Hubert Pettenkofer, Passau, Germany H: 30 cm Cet objet n’est plus disponible.

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.