SOLD / SOLD! MC0923 Imposing 70 cm Male Mask Songye Kifwebe Provenance Large Mask
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Imposing (70 cm) Old Male Mask
They instantly evoke Cubism.
The streaks that cover practically their entire surface would be a reminiscence of the labyrinthine journey that is the Bukishi initiation
Patric Claes is a Belgian African Art dealer, based in Brussels. He is a great specialist in the traditional arts of the Congo.
Participant in the last Cultures Bruneaf in 2019 at Sablon, Brussels
He also organized an exhibition of Masques Mbangu Pende (disease masks) in 2017.
TYPE OF OBJECT: Mask.
ETHNICITY: Songye - Basongye.
ORIGIN: Democratic Republic of Congo.
CONDITION: Fair - Poor
Numerous repairs, major defects,
Large Old SONGYE
Male Kifwebe Mask
The Songye have created these masks among the most impressive of the art of Black Africa.
Tea male Kifwebe masks are real modern sculptures with very audacious architecture, exuberant shapes and volumes.
They evoke us instantly Cubism.
The streaks that cover almost their entire surface would be a reminiscence of the labyrinthic course that is the initiation Bukishi
Patric Claes is a Belgian dealer of African Art in Brussels
He's a specialist for the Congo traditional Arts
Exhibition in Cultures Bruneaf Brussels in 2019
He also made an exhibition of MBANGU PENDE (sickness Pende masks) in 2017.
Many defects, many repairs
Base is NOT included.