MC1684 Beautiful Boa Pongdu warrior mask from Congo Warrior Mask

MC1684 Beautiful Boa Pongdu warrior mask from Congo Warrior Mask

Regular price $1,030.00 Sale

English description below

CONGO DRC

BOA PEOPLE
BEAUTIFUL PONGDUDU WARRIOR AND DANCE MASK

Visibly old
According to most authors, these masks were worn by the bravest of warriors, giving them an image of invulnerability.

Features:
ITEM TYPE: Mask
ETHNIC GROUP: Boa.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Democratic Republic of Congo DRC
(ex Belgian Congo, ex Zaire).
MATERIAL: Wood, rope
DIMENSIONS: Height: 32.5 cm.
CONDITION: Average
(See photos).
The base is not included in the price

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Bibliography - Bibliography

- Face of the Spirits; Masks from the Zaire Basin, Frank Herreman, Constantijn Petridis, Ed. Martial & Snoeck, Antwerp, 1993

- Masks in Congo, Viviane Baeke, Baeke, Arthur Bourgeois, Kellim Brown, David Binkley, Rik Ceyssens, Marc Leo Felix, Pol Pierre Gossiaux, Manuel Jordanl, Constantin Petridis, Zoë Stroher, Julien Volper, Pan Yanqin. Edition Marc Leo Felix, 2016

- 100 peoples of Zaire and their sculpture. The handbook for collectors, scholars and students, Mar Leo Felix, Brussels: Zaire Basin Art History Research Foundation, 1987
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CONGO DRC

BOA PEOPLE
 PONGDUDU BEAUTIFUL WAR AND DANCE OLD MASK

visibly old

According to most authors, these masks were worn by the bravest warriors, giving them an image of invulnerability.


Features:
TYPE OF OBJECT: Mask
ETHNIC GROUP: Boa
ORIGIN: Democratic Republic of Congo.
MATERIAL: Wood, cord.
DIMENSIONS: About 12 3/4 inches high (32.5 cm)
CONDITION: Medium
Please have a look on the pictures.
The display stand is NOT included