African Tribal Mask

LEGA KWAME rare Kayamba wood Mask Congo African Tribal Art Gallery 1101


LEGA KWAME rare Kayamba wood Mask Congo African Tribal Art Gallery 1101
LEGA KWAME rare Kayamba wood Mask Congo African Tribal Art Gallery 1101
LEGA KWAME rare Kayamba wood Mask Congo African Tribal Art Gallery 1101
LEGA KWAME rare Kayamba wood Mask Congo African Tribal Art Gallery 1101
LEGA KWAME rare Kayamba wood Mask Congo African Tribal Art Gallery 1101
LEGA KWAME rare Kayamba wood Mask Congo African Tribal Art Gallery 1101
LEGA KWAME rare Kayamba wood Mask Congo African Tribal Art Gallery 1101
LEGA KWAME rare Kayamba wood Mask Congo African Tribal Art Gallery 1101
LEGA KWAME rare Kayamba wood Mask Congo African Tribal Art Gallery 1101
LEGA KWAME rare Kayamba wood Mask Congo African Tribal Art Gallery 1101
LEGA KWAME rare Kayamba wood Mask Congo African Tribal Art Gallery 1101
LEGA KWAME rare Kayamba wood Mask Congo African Tribal Art Gallery 1101

LEGA KWAME rare Kayamba wood Mask Congo African Tribal Art Gallery 1101    LEGA KWAME rare Kayamba wood Mask Congo African Tribal Art Gallery 1101

The Bakwame are considered by some as a sub-tribe of the Lega. By others as a neighboring tribe sharing with them cultual and stylistic characteristics. The "Kayamba Mask" is easily recognizable. By the two horns on the top.

It is a relatively rare mask used by preceptors during the ceremonies of passage of young boys to adulthood. ORIGINE: Democratic Republic of Congo. DRC (ex Belgian Congo, ex Zaïre). DIMENSIONS: About 13 1/4 Inches high. Very bad it seems to have been broken in half It has been restored The base is included. Please have a look on the pictures.

Ethique et Beauté au coeur de l'Afrique. Joyaux Lega de la collection Benoît Rousseau. Viviane Baeke, MRAC et Benoît Rousseau.

A la recherche du sens du Bwami, au fil d'une collection pas comme les autres. Musée royal de l'Afrique central. Galerie Hélène et Philippe Leloup- Paris-New-York.

The arts of Zaïre, Vol II Eastern Zaïre. 1986 University of California press. L'art des Lega d'Afrique centrale, Elizabeth L. Art, Initiation and Moral Philosophy Among a Central African People. Les Lega et leur art.

Sur les traces d'un rêveur égaré au Congoland. Musée royal de l'Afrique centrale. L'Art Lega - Grandeur et Humilité. (2016, Valentine Plisnier et Michel Boulanger). 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.
LEGA KWAME rare Kayamba wood Mask Congo African Tribal Art Gallery 1101    LEGA KWAME rare Kayamba wood Mask Congo African Tribal Art Gallery 1101