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Powerful SONGYE Kifwebe Mask Congo Drc African Tribal Art Cubism 1627

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Powerful SONGYE Kifwebe Mask Congo Drc African Tribal Art Cubism 1627
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Description
CONGO DRC
SONGYE - Cute & powerful Kifwebe Mask
The resolutely cubist shapes of this mask give it remarkable power.
The Kifwebe masks are real modern sculptures with very audacious architecture, exuberant shapes and volumes.

Characteristics:

TYPE OF OBJECT: Mask.
ETHNICAL GROUP: Songye - Basongye
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Democratic Republic Congo
(ex Zaïre, ex Belgian Congo).
MATERIAL: Wood.
DIMENSIONS: About 10 1/4 inches high.
CONDITION: Medium
Please have a look on pictures.
Base is NOT included.

Bibliographie - Bibliography Songye
Masques - Masks
- Songye masks and figure sculpture, Dunja Hersak London 1985
- Couleurs, Stries et Saillies, Dunja Hersak, dans Objets Signes d'Afrique, Textes réunis par Luc de Heusch, Snoek, Pages 161- 173
- Art et Pouvoir dans la savane d'Afrique Centrale, Constantin Petridis, Fonds Mercator, Cleveland Museum of Art, 2008
- Masquettes Kifwebe, Woods Dawy, Tribal Art Magazine N° 20 Printemps 2008 Pages 102-113
- Songye; la redoutable statuaire Songye d'Afrique Centrale, François Neyt, Fonds Mercator, 2009.
Fétiches - Power figures
- Songye; la redoutable statuaire Songye d'Afrique Centrale, François Neyt, Fonds Mercator, 2009.
- Art et Pouvoir dans la savane d'Afrique Centrale, Constantin Petridis, Fonds Mercator, Cleveland Museum of Art, 2008
Boucliers - Shields
- Objets Signes d'Afrique, textes réunis par Luc de Heusch , "Couleurs, Stries et Saillies", Dunja Hersak, s.d. Snoek, Pages 161- 173
- Shields, Africa, Southeast Asia and Oceania from the collection Barbier-Mueller Museum, Jean-Paul Barbier, Alain-Michel Boyer, P. Benitez-Johannot, Prestel, 2000
- Boucliers d’Afrique, d’Asie du Sud-Est et d’Océanie du musée Barbier-Mueller, Jean-Paul Barbier, Alain-Michel Boyer, P. Benitez-Johannot, Adam Biro, 1998
- Arts d'Afrique Noire, dans la collection Barbier Mueller, présenté par Werner Schmalenbach, Fondation Maeght, 1989 p264 Notice de Joseph Cornet
- Songye; la redoutable statuaire Songye d'Afrique Centrale, François Neyt, Fonds Mercator, 2009.
- Songye masks and figure sculpture, Dunja Hersak London 1985
-

Reserve: $1,250.00

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    Description
    ...
    CONGO DRC
    SONGYE - Cute & powerful Kifwebe Mask
    The resolutely cubist shapes of this mask give it remarkable power.
    The Kifwebe masks are real modern sculptures with very audacious architecture, exuberant shapes and volumes.

    Characteristics:

    TYPE OF OBJECT: Mask.
    ETHNICAL GROUP: Songye - Basongye
    COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Democratic Republic Congo
    (ex Zaïre, ex Belgian Congo).
    MATERIAL: Wood.
    DIMENSIONS: About 10 1/4 inches high.
    CONDITION: Medium
    Please have a look on pictures.
    Base is NOT included.

    Bibliographie - Bibliography Songye
    Masques - Masks
    - Songye masks and figure sculpture, Dunja Hersak London 1985
    - Couleurs, Stries et Saillies, Dunja Hersak, dans Objets Signes d'Afrique, Textes réunis par Luc de Heusch, Snoek, Pages 161- 173
    - Art et Pouvoir dans la savane d'Afrique Centrale, Constantin Petridis, Fonds Mercator, Cleveland Museum of Art, 2008
    - Masquettes Kifwebe, Woods Dawy, Tribal Art Magazine N° 20 Printemps 2008 Pages 102-113
    - Songye; la redoutable statuaire Songye d'Afrique Centrale, François Neyt, Fonds Mercator, 2009.
    Fétiches - Power figures
    - Songye; la redoutable statuaire Songye d'Afrique Centrale, François Neyt, Fonds Mercator, 2009.
    - Art et Pouvoir dans la savane d'Afrique Centrale, Constantin Petridis, Fonds Mercator, Cleveland Museum of Art, 2008
    Boucliers - Shields
    - Objets Signes d'Afrique, textes réunis par Luc de Heusch , "Couleurs, Stries et Saillies", Dunja Hersak, s.d. Snoek, Pages 161- 173
    - Shields, Africa, Southeast Asia and Oceania from the collection Barbier-Mueller Museum, Jean-Paul Barbier, Alain-Michel Boyer, P. Benitez-Johannot, Prestel, 2000
    - Boucliers d’Afrique, d’Asie du Sud-Est et d’Océanie du musée Barbier-Mueller, Jean-Paul Barbier, Alain-Michel Boyer, P. Benitez-Johannot, Adam Biro, 1998
    - Arts d'Afrique Noire, dans la collection Barbier Mueller, présenté par Werner Schmalenbach, Fondation Maeght, 1989 p264 Notice de Joseph Cornet
    - Songye; la redoutable statuaire Songye d'Afrique Centrale, François Neyt, Fonds Mercator, 2009.
    - Songye masks and figure sculpture, Dunja Hersak London 1985
    -

    Reserve: $1,250.00

    Shipping:
  • Domestic: Flat-rate of $35.00 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.
  • International: Foreign shipping rates are determined by destination. International shipping may be subject to VAT.
  • Combined shipping: Please ask about combined shipping for multiple lots before bidding.
  • Location: This item ships from Belgium

    Your purchase is protected:
    Photos, descriptions, and estimates were prepared with the utmost care by a fully certified expert and appraiser. All items in this sale are guaranteed authentic.

    In the rare event that the item did not conform to the lot description in the sale, Jasper52 specialists are here to help. Buyers may return the item for a full refund provided you notify Jasper52 within 5 days of receiving the item.
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