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Máscara pende, Republica Democrática del Congo.

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Carved wood.

The mid-TWENTIETH century.

Measures: 64x34x16cm.

Weight: 1.2 kg

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The profession of a sculptor in the village hanging is transmitted from father to son, so this mask is inherited from generation to generation, is carved in wood, with incisions all over the face, he has made a nostril, and another vowel, but what stands out is the antlers, three horns as a headdress of this mask style mbuya. This style is characterized by faces, expression grim and gloomy, that symbolize different prototypes, human, like the executioner, the lover, or the man in a trance.

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Máscara pende, Republica Democrática del Congo.

Máscara pende, Republica Democrática del Congo.

Carved wood.

The mid-TWENTIETH century.

Measures: 64x34x16cm.

Weight: 1.2 kg

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