A GENEROUS FACED BWAMI MASK, LEGA TRIBE OF THE CONGO ( No 0003 )

£148.00
This is an open faced  ancestor mask from the Lega people of the Congo.  Has almost moon shaped form.  Features their classic simplified facial features that represent ancestors in general. rather than one ancestor in particular. The patina has remnants of kaolin pigment.  In good collectable condition , Height of mask approx 25 cm.  This mask probably has not been tribally used.  Because of the way they are used, it is harder to discern.  Stand not included.