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Pende Kipoko Helmet Mask, DR Congo http://www.imodara.com/item/dr-congo-pende-kipoko-chief-helmet-mask/

Pende Kipoko Helmet Mask, DR Congo http://www.imodara.com/item/dr-congo-pende-kipoko-chief-helmet-mask/

Pende, République démocratique du Congo > Bandundu > Kwilu

Visit the collections database of the Royal Museum for Central Africa (Tervuren, Belgium)

Pende Pumbu Mask, DR Congo http://www.imodara.com/item/dr-congo-pende-mbuya-village-mask-pumbu-executioner/

Visit the collections database of the Royal Museum for Central Africa (Tervuren, Belgium)

Africa | Face mask "gägon" from the Dan people of the Ivory Coast |  Wood, with black patina.

Face mask "gägon" from the Dan people of the Ivory Coast. Wood, with black patina.

Mask "gägon" Côte d'Ivoire, Dan wood, brown patina, of oval form, facial plane and hinched jaw entirely coated with red fabric, small almond-shaped eyes framed by metal sheet, beard of animal hair, pierced around the rim, cracks, slight traces of abrasion, on metal base; according to Hans Himmelheber this mask type surely had educational purposees in former times, while nowadays it is exclusively used for entertainment of the village people.

'Mask "gägon" Côte d'Ivoire, Dan wood, brown patina, of oval form, facial plane…

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