S O L D
Unusually Interesting Songye Mask
Northen Luba, Kongolo Region
Democratic Republic of Congo
High 41 cm., wood, iron stand
Unusually Interesting Songye Mask, kifwebe, of typical design with domed forehead, hemispherical eyes and rectangular projecting mouth, the surface with predominantly vertical and horizontal incisions accented with dark red and black pigments, medial ridge and relief areas stained black, hair tufts in the nostrils.