Lot 208: A Kuba Mukienge elephant mask

People: Kuba
DR Congo
H: 24 1/2"
Probably Ngongo, the mask with high stylized 'trunk' atop the head covered with cowrie shells and beaded decorations, the mask with beaded central panel and face, as well as beaded sides and rear, in classical Kuba design. The whole with a fiber ruff. On a custom base.

Ex. Private Washington, DC collection

Price Realized: $450

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