Lega Maskette

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A miniature mask, (5 inches x 3 inches) from the Lega peoples of Dem. Rep. Congo.  Used in the male secret Bwami Society.  As the initiate rises through the levels of the society, he is given an object that is used during the ceremonies.  This mask, luwakongo, wood, with traces of kaolin, is very cubist in form, with a raffia beard.  Circa 20th Century.   Price on request.

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