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#3799 Large  African Songye Kifwebe Wooden Bird  Mask 20" H
#3799 Large  African Songye Kifwebe Wooden Bird  Mask 20" H
#3799 Large  African Songye Kifwebe Wooden Bird  Mask 20" H
#3799 Large  African Songye Kifwebe Wooden Bird  Mask 20" H
#3799 Large  African Songye Kifwebe Wooden Bird  Mask 20" H
#3799 Large  African Songye Kifwebe Wooden Bird  Mask 20" H
#3799 Large  African Songye Kifwebe Wooden Bird  Mask 20" H

#3799 Large African Songye Kifwebe Wooden Bird Mask 20" H

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$650.00
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Superb large  Bird mask  Songye Kifwebe Mask DR Congo African Mask

A well carved and used mask face with striations pigment and netting costume.
This mask belongs to the most famous of the Songye masks, made for the Bwadi Bwa Kifwebe Secret society. "Kifwebe" means "Mask" in the Songye language. The face generally is covered with linear incisions which are sometimes pigmented, the mouth is most often square or round and protruding. If it has a central crest, it is masculine; if not, feminine 20" h by 12" w by 8.5" D