Congo: Large Tribal used African Helmet mask from the Lega Bwami. This type of mask is used in context of initiation.
Hand carved from a single piece of colorful painted wood. 50 cm high and more then 3 kilo. Wooden helmet masks constitute some of the most important insignia of the second-highest grade of Bwami. Generally these helmet masks, known as.
Have 4 heart-shaped face framed by a line formed by the nose, the eyebrows, and the planes of the cheeks. The forehead and edges characteristically have a glossy brown patina. Are never worn on the face, but are instead tied to the arm or displayed on a fence at Bwami meetings.No hassles, no questions asked. We are usually able to respond within 24 hours. The item "201022 Large Old Tribal used African Helmet mask from the Lega Bwami Congo" is in sale since Tuesday, May 4, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\African\Sculptures & Statues". The seller is "africa-gallery" and is located in Hengelo OV. This item can be shipped worldwide.