African Tribal Mask

African Tribal Face Mask Wood Hand Carved Songye Kifwebe mask African Art-3135


African Tribal Face Mask Wood Hand Carved Songye Kifwebe mask African Art-3135
African Tribal Face Mask Wood Hand Carved Songye Kifwebe mask African Art-3135
African Tribal Face Mask Wood Hand Carved Songye Kifwebe mask African Art-3135
African Tribal Face Mask Wood Hand Carved Songye Kifwebe mask African Art-3135
African Tribal Face Mask Wood Hand Carved Songye Kifwebe mask African Art-3135
African Tribal Face Mask Wood Hand Carved Songye Kifwebe mask African Art-3135
African Tribal Face Mask Wood Hand Carved Songye Kifwebe mask African Art-3135
African Tribal Face Mask Wood Hand Carved Songye Kifwebe mask African Art-3135
African Tribal Face Mask Wood Hand Carved Songye Kifwebe mask African Art-3135
African Tribal Face Mask Wood Hand Carved Songye Kifwebe mask African Art-3135
African Tribal Face Mask Wood Hand Carved Songye Kifwebe mask African Art-3135
African Tribal Face Mask Wood Hand Carved Songye Kifwebe mask African Art-3135

African Tribal Face Mask Wood Hand Carved Songye Kifwebe mask African Art-3135    African Tribal Face Mask Wood Hand Carved Songye Kifwebe mask African Art-3135

Songye Kifwebe mask -55.5/20.5 CM. African masks of the Songye ethnic group in the southern Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Bring one High sagittal ridge, this mask is reduced in size and is considered male compared to female One is highlighted by a ridge. Eye-catching features give it a strong personality. Three variants of this kifwebe pl. Bifwebe or "hunting" (Roberts) mask can be distinguished: Males (kilume) usually have high crowns, females (kikashi) have very low crowns or even none, The last is the greatest embodied power (kia ndoshi).

This kind of mask, still in use today, comes with a long version Clothing and long beards made of natural fibers, in this case, not for large ceremonies. That Song Ye was originally from the Sabah region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and settled along the Lualaba River in the central part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

They are ruled by Yakitengé and local chiefs. Bwami secret society, However, balance their power. Their masculine masks with mystical powers are on display throughout Punishment and Disciplinary Expeditions. An original patina covers the item. African Hand Carved Decorative African songye kifwebe protective charm- 2690. Vintage Hand Carved Wooden Tribal African Art Guro of the Ivory Coast Mask-1750. AFRICAN Vintage Hand Carved Antique tribal Guro Tribe African Mask-2761. Hand Carved Tribal african tribal art nkisi kongo NAIL FETISH FIGURE- 3076. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\African\1900-Now\Masks". The seller is "naga_4823" and is located in this country: US.

This item can be shipped worldwide.

  1. Provenance: Ownership History Not Available
  2. Time Period Manufactured: 1600-1900
  3. Country/Region of Manufacture: Congo
  4. Handmade: Yes
  5. Modified Item: No
  6. Culture: African


African Tribal Face Mask Wood Hand Carved Songye Kifwebe mask African Art-3135    African Tribal Face Mask Wood Hand Carved Songye Kifwebe mask African Art-3135