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Kumu Nkunda mask
This type of African Kumu mask often appears as a couple, it is part of the masks of the Northeast Congolese.
It is a soothsayer mask from the Nkunda company. The mouth is the eyes of this mask testifies to a supernatural vision.
Soothsayers make use of hallucinogenic plants and make their predictions by being in a trance while manipulating this Nkunda Kumu mask (also called Komo).
- Presumed dating
- Mid XXth century
- 35 x 19 cm
- Ethnic group
- Kumu / Komo
- Democratic Republic of the Congo
- Tribal art collection Belgium
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