'EXCLUSIVE 20th CENTURY TRIBAL ART’

Lega (Kayamba) dance mask




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  • Country of origin: DR of the Congo 
  • Size: 29 cm H x 18 cm W
  • Materials: wood, kaolin
  • Authentic african art

Lega 'Kayamba' mask.

Kayamba dance masks are very rare and are the only masks of the Lega tribe that were exclusively worn on the face, attached to a white dress covering the whole body. 
Collected by a Belgian noble family (Nève de Mévergnies) in the former Belgian Congo around 1935.

 

Ex collection Nève de Mévergnies, Brussels 

Ex collection M. Verstuyf, Ternat

ca 1935

 

 


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Lega (Kayamba) dance mask

  • Country of origin: DR of the Congo 
  • Size: 29 cm H x 18 cm W
  • Materials: wood, kaolin
  • Authentic african art

Lega 'Kayamba' mask.

Kayamba dance masks are very rare and are the only masks of the Lega tribe that were exclusively worn on the face, attached to a white dress covering the whole body. 
Collected by a Belgian noble family (Nève de Mévergnies) in the former Belgian Congo around 1935.

 

Ex collection Nève de Mévergnies, Brussels 

Ex collection M. Verstuyf, Ternat

ca 1935