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Ceremonial Mask, Luba Peoples, D.R. Congo

$215.00
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CERLUM1
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H: 14.5 inches, W: 14.5 inches

Material: Wood 

The Luba and Songye ethnic groups are related to a common ancestors. Konglo, the founder of Luba Empire in the sixteenth century was a Songye. After waging war against one another for a long time, they later formed alliance to fight the Arabs. The mask derives from the Songye culture, and was used in ceremonies associated with chieftaincy. Fine aged patina.

 

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  1. Ceremonial mask 4 Star Review

    Posted by on 17th Feb 2019

    I needed to decorate my wall and someone recommended Dafcos Art gallery. I was amazed at the art pieces I saw and chose this piece. Fits right where I want it. The price is also affordable.