Mask, painted black, red and white, with feathers. Antelope mask of the East Bembe with long horns. Possibly belonging to the complex of the 'Elanda' men's secret society (officially prohibited in 1940), or to initiation and circumcision rites. Coloured black, white and red (redwood powder), the upper edge with a collar of small, brown feathers. 1st half or mid-20th century. H: 67 cm. (ME)
Art premier/art tribal Auction Date: 02.04.2012 - 16:00 Location:Palais Dorotheum
Public Viewing: 24.03. - 02.04.2012 Category:Tribal Art
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