Lot 227: A Songye Kifwebe mask

People: Songye
DR Congo
16.5 (excl attachments)
The mask of a younger male with low crest and wide striations, swollen eyes, long nasal ridge and protruding mouth in characteristic form, much of the original costume remains including the arms and complete long fiber beard; some insect depredation to the crest and side of the nose; on a custom base.

A New York Private Collection

Price Realized: $375

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