Lot 198: A fine Lulua face mask

People: Lulua
DR Congo
H: 13"
A fine and well used Lulua mask of ovate form, with classical ocular area, and raised scarification. The whole with red pigmented surface. A rare and unusual example. On a custom base.

Collected in Congo prior to 1970 by Lawson Mooney, former Director of Catholic Aid Agencies; Dr. Kenneth Adelman, former US Deputy Ambassador to the UN, and one time member of USAID, Zaire, c. 1975; A NY Private collection.

Price Realized: $300

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