Kuba Kete Helmet Mask

55014

$325.00

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Kete Kuba
ITEM #:
55014
ETHNICITY:
Kete (Kuba)
ORIGIN:
Democratic Republic of Congo
KETE HELMET MASK:
This Kete helmet mask originates from the Kete tribe and possesses distinct Kuba characteristics.

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African Art

ITEM #:
55014
ETHNICITY:
Kete (Kuba)
ORIGIN:
Democratic Republic of Congo
MEDIUM:
Wood, pigment.
DIMENSIONS:
16″ Tall (33.7 cm) x 10″ (25.4 cm) Deep
CONDITION:
Good.


African Art

PROVENANCE:
Private Collection – California, USA.


African Art

CATALOGUE NOTE:
This wooden Kete helmet mask originates from the Kete tribe and possesses distinct Kuba characteristics. It displays a charming patina representing its use over time, as well as a stunning polychromy that preserves the original pigmentation and showcases the intricate geometric patterns of the Kuba. Undoubtedly, this piece is a magnificent and high-quality work of art.

 


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