A SCULPTURAL ANCESTOR MASK FROM THE LEGA TRIBE OF THE CONGO ( No 0059 )

£169.00
This is a sculptural ancestor mask from the Lega people of the Congo.  Features and attractive three dimensional face, and some dot decoration at their forehead  The patina has remnants of pigment throughout.   Would have had a raffia beard, symbolising an elder.  In good condition.  Height of mask approx 25 cm.  This mask has possibly been tribally used.  Because it wasnt worn, it is harder to discern tribal use.  Stand not included.