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Kuba Mask Congo African Art 22 Inch

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Product #: 113849
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Title Kuba Mask Congo African Art 22 Inch
Type of Object Mask
Country of Origin DR Congo
People Kuba
Materials Wood
Approximate Age Second half 20th century
Dimensions Height: 22 Inches
Width: 9 Inches
Depth: 4.5 Inches
Overall Condition Poor. Most of our pieces have spent decades on at least two continents, and have been treasured by several owners.   Small splits, scrapes and cracks are a normal part of their patina attesting to their age and extensive use.  We examine each piece carefully when we receive it and report any damage we find in our listings.  Please look carefully at the pictures which may also reveal condition and damage.
Damage/Repair Cracks and chips


Additional Information: Usually such masks would have a headdress made of various materials and would be decorated with copper sheets beads, cowrie shells , animal skin, raffia cloth, and many other decorations.


Recommended Reading:


Cornet's ART ROYAL KUBA, Mack's EMIL TORDAY AND THE ART OF THE CONGO 1900-1909.