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  • African art Lega Idimu mask

Lega Idimu mask

€220.00

Bwami brotherhood mask

Ovoid African mask which still has a thick layer of white pigment called kaolin. This is a traditional Lega mask of the idimu type.

Like the lukwakongo, the lukungu and the muminia, this mask was used by the initiates of the bwami brotherhood in order to transmit wisdom to young people.

This mask was not worn on the face but carried by hand or placed on some sort of ritual panel.

By buying this object you can collect up to 22 fidelity points fidelity point.
Your cart will total 22 fidelity point that can be converted into a voucher of €11.00.

Shipping fees
01927

Data sheet

Presumed dating
Circa 1960
Size
Ethnic group
Lega / Balega / Warega
Material(s)
Wood
Country
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Origin
Tribal art collection Belgium
Condition
Excellent

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