SOLD YRS -A COMPELLING ANIMAL MASK, SONGYE TRIBE OF THE CONGO ( No 0010 )

£178.00

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This is a compelling animal mask from the Songye people of the Congo in Central Africa.  Has unusual form, with cowrie shells embedded for eyes.   The patina has a remnants of pigment and dye.  Moderate to light patina.  In good condition. Height of mask approx 40cm.  This mask has possibly been tribally used, but we are unsure.  Stand not included.