Bwami initiation mask from the LEGA tribe from Congo. The life of the Lega (Warega) is regulated through the Bwami, to which both men and women belong. There are seven levels for men and four levels for women. Masks were used for initiation to the first two levels of the Bwami society and repainted with Pembe each time they were used or displayed. Very nice mask with beautiful tribal figurations and a nice white, brown patina.
Good condition, possible traces of use. Take a good look at the pictures. Dimensions: Height: 8.7 inch, 22 cm Width: 7.1 inch, 18 cm Depth: 2.8 inch, 7 cm.
Overall Condition: Good Stand not included. We welcome all reasonable offers! We appreciate your bussiness and look forward to helping you bring home a piece of history!
The item "African Bwami initiation mask LEGA tribe, D. Congo, TRIBAL ART PRIMITIF" is in sale since Saturday, February 22, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\African\Masks". The seller is "webrasa" and is located in Tilburg.
This item can be shipped worldwide.