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Pende Mbuya Pumbu mask

€275.00
€192.50 Save 30%

The "Mbuya" in African art

Coming from a private Belgian collection, more precisely based in Ghent, this chef's mask called the Pumbu-type Mbuya jia kifutshi mask, with a hairstyle divided into three parts bristling with spikes, reminiscent of the old head cover of black raffia in the past. worn by the Pende chiefs and their notables. These masks danced in the village during the reintegration of the circumcised young people.

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Data sheet

Presumed dating
Mid XXth century
Size
43 x 21 cm
Ethnic group
Pende / Bapende
Material(s)
Wood
Country
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Origin
Tribal art collection Belgium
Condition
Excellent

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