Lot 230: A large Songye Kifwebe mask

People: Songye
DR Congo
H: 25 1/4"
Depicting an elder male Kifwebe, the mask with alternating black and white striations, high crested medial ridge, powerful cubistic nose with hair, the mouth jutting forward. Remains of the original fiber costume to the reverse with empowering materials.

Ex. NY Private collection

Price Realized: $2,300

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