Lot 212A: A fine Songye female Kifwebe mask

A fine Songye female Kifwebe mask. Songye people, DR Congo. H: 15. The mask of classical form, the head rounded and the face striated with thin, fine lines echoing the shapes of the features. The eyes narrow and blackened, the nasal ridge wedge-like and the mouth tubular. Fine old surface. On a custom base. Ex. Irwin Cernic collection, NY.

Price Realized: $450

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