Africa | Helmet mask ~ kalunga ~ from the Bembe people of DR Congo | Wood and pigment

Africa | Helmet mask ~ kalunga ~ from the Bembe people of DR Congo | Wood and pigment

Africa | Helmet mask from the Luba people of DR Congo | Wood, pigment and raffia knotted headdress.

A LUBA WOOD HELMET MASK, Democratic Republic of Congo. Of hollowed rectangular form and pierced around the rim wearing a knotted headdress, eyes inset in deep sockets, pierced shaped mouth beneath a triangular nose - 17 in.

Africa | Helmet mask "kabongo" from the Kuba people of DR Congo | Wood, red pigment remains, metal tags, a band decorated with cowrie shells at the back

Helmet mask "kabongo" from the Kuba people of DR Congo, Wood, red pigment remains, metal tags, a band decorated with cowrie shells at the back

Africa | Mask from the Luluwa people of DR Congo | Wood, raffia and pigment | ca. early 20th century

Africa | Mask from the Luluwa people of DR Congo | Wood, raffia and pigment | ca. early 20th century

MONUMENTAL SONGYE KIFWEBE MASK, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO Height: 28 in (71.1 cm) From the Allan Stone Collection - sold at Sotheby´s May 2014

Monumental Songye Kifwebe Mask, Democratic Republic of the Congo

D. R. Congo, Teke                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Mask "kidumu" from the Teke people of DR Congo

Songye helmet mask

Helmet mask Kifwebe from the Tempe-Songye people of DR Congo, Late to early century, Wood and paint.

This carved wood Teke mask from the Democratic Republic of Congo has white and red pigment. These masks were worn during weddings, funerals, as well as other events. This is a flat surface mask that is decorated with designs and symbols.

This carved wood Teke mask from the Democratic Republic of Congo has white and red pigment. These masks were worn during weddings, funerals, as well as other events. This is a flat surface mask that is decorated with designs and symbols.

Africa | Mask "kifwebe" from the Songye people of DR Congo | Wood with red and black paint, kaolin, animal hair

Mask "kifwebe" from the Songye people of DR Congo, wood with red and black paint, kaolin, animal hair

e: 19th–20th century Geography: Democratic Republic of the Congo Culture: Luba or Songye peoples

Mask [Luba or Singye peoples culture]. Democratic Republic of the Congo…

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