African Tribal Mask

Large 15 BEMBE Zoomorphic Owl Wood Mask Congo DRC African Tribal Art 1211


Large 15 BEMBE Zoomorphic Owl Wood Mask Congo DRC African Tribal Art 1211
Large 15 BEMBE Zoomorphic Owl Wood Mask Congo DRC African Tribal Art 1211
Large 15 BEMBE Zoomorphic Owl Wood Mask Congo DRC African Tribal Art 1211
Large 15 BEMBE Zoomorphic Owl Wood Mask Congo DRC African Tribal Art 1211
Large 15 BEMBE Zoomorphic Owl Wood Mask Congo DRC African Tribal Art 1211
Large 15 BEMBE Zoomorphic Owl Wood Mask Congo DRC African Tribal Art 1211
Large 15 BEMBE Zoomorphic Owl Wood Mask Congo DRC African Tribal Art 1211
Large 15 BEMBE Zoomorphic Owl Wood Mask Congo DRC African Tribal Art 1211
Large 15 BEMBE Zoomorphic Owl Wood Mask Congo DRC African Tribal Art 1211
Large 15 BEMBE Zoomorphic Owl Wood Mask Congo DRC African Tribal Art 1211
Large 15 BEMBE Zoomorphic Owl Wood Mask Congo DRC African Tribal Art 1211
Large 15 BEMBE Zoomorphic Owl Wood Mask Congo DRC African Tribal Art 1211

Large 15 BEMBE Zoomorphic Owl Wood Mask Congo DRC African Tribal Art 1211    Large 15 BEMBE Zoomorphic Owl Wood Mask Congo DRC African Tribal Art 1211
BEMBE LARGE ZOOMORPHIC OWL MASK. The Bembe are based in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, north of Lake Tanganyika. (Do not confuse them with the Beembe who sometimes also spell Bembe and who are a people of the Kongo group).

They see themselves as the descendants of the Lega of which they are culturally close. The Bwamé of the Bembe has much in common with the Bwami of the Lega. At the same time, they have other secret associations such as Elunda and Alunga, whose mask helmets are well known by Congo art lovers.

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN : Democratic Republic Congo. (ex Zaire, ex Belgian Congo).

DIMENSIONS : About 15 1/4 inches high. Please have a look on pictures. MASKS IN CONGO, VIVIANE BAEKE, BAEKE, ARTHUR BOURGEOIS, KELLIM BROWN, DAVID BINKLEY, RIK CEYSSENS, MARC LEO FELIX, POL PIERRE GOSSIAUX, MANUEL JORDANL, CONSTANTIN PETRIDIS, ZOE STROHER, JULIEN VOLPER, PAN YANQIN. EDITION MARC LEO FELIX, 2016 PAGES 274 & 275.

100 PEOPLES OF ZAIRE AND THEIR SCULPTURE. THE HANDBOOK FOR COLLECTORS, SCHOLARS AND STUDENTS, MAR LEO FELIX, BRUXELLES : ZAIRE BASIN ART HISTORY RESEARCH FOUNDATION, 1987 PAGE 33. "MASQUES D'AFRIQUE", WILLIAM FAGG, FERNAND NATHAN, 1980.

IDENTITES CACHEES ET REVELEES, ANNE-MARIE BOUTTIAUX EDITIONS 5 CONTINENTS & RMCA (MUSEE DE TERVUREN). LES BEMBE SONT ETABLIS DANS L'EST DE LA REPUBLIQUE DEMOCRATIQUE DU CONGO, AU NORD DU LAC TANGANYIKA. (NE PAS CONFONDRE AVEC LES BEEMBE QUI S'ORTHOGRAPHIE PARFOIS AUSSI BEMBE ET QUI SONT UN PEUPLE DU GROUPE KONGO).

ILS SE CONSIDERENT COMME LES DESCENDANTS DES LEGA DONT ILS SONT CULTURELLEMENT PROCHES. AINSI, LE BWAME DES BEMBE PRESENTE BEAUCOUP DE POINTS COMMUNS AVEC LE BWAMI DES LEGA. PARALLELEMENT, IL EXISTE D'AUTRES ASSOCIATIONS SECRETES COMME L'ELUNDA ET L'ALUNGA, DONT LE MASQUE HEAUME EST BIEN CONNU DES AMATEURS D'ART DU CONGO. TYPE D'OBJET : Masque ETHNIE : Bembe.

ORIGINE : REPUBLIQUE DEMOCRATIQUE DU CONGO. (Ex Congo Belge, ex Zaire). DIMENSIONS : Hauteur 38.5 cm ETAT : Moyen - Mauvais. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\African\1900-Now\Masks". The seller is "galerie-de-la-louve-arts-premiers" and is located in this country: BE.

This item can be shipped worldwide.


Large 15 BEMBE Zoomorphic Owl Wood Mask Congo DRC African Tribal Art 1211    Large 15 BEMBE Zoomorphic Owl Wood Mask Congo DRC African Tribal Art 1211