Lot 199: A rare and unusual Lulua mask

People: Lulua
DR Congo
H: 14"
of unusual form, the mask probably influenced by proximity of encroaching Kuba/Kete populations to Mbuji Mayi; the female face with simple coif with raised knop, arched brow, deep ocular orbits with simple eyes and expressive mouth. The whole with white pigment and incised scarification. fine and rare example. On a custom base.

Ex. Private NY collection

Price Realized: $750

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