The KETE people farm along the southern border of the KUBA kingdom and live in independent villages led by family chiefs. They carve figures associated with initiations and helmet masks similar to the Bushoong Bwoon mask with large, conical eyes.
Exceptional KETE / KUBA mask from former Belgian Congo. Powerful appearance with clear traces of tribal use. Overall good condition with a fine aged patina.
Provenance: Ex private collection from Belgium. Collected in the period 1953 - 1959 (More details provided to buyer).
Sold with a certificate of authenticity.
Shipping within 24 hours after the payment is received. Tracking number will be provided. Signature upon delivery. Fully insured.
May as well be viewed and picked up at the Asian African Art Gallery in Vessem (NL).
- Maschera coloniale
- Nome dell’articolo autoctono
- Regione / Paese
- Repubblica Democratica del Congo
- metà del XX secolo
- Buone condizioni, usato con qualche segno di usura
- Con supporto incluso
- 38×20×14 cm
- 880 g