10 1/2" high
Circa 20th Century
Lega, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Africa
An oval-shaped mask carved of wood with an abstracted heart-shaped face with no eye or mouth holes. The nose is elongated, the eyebrows arched and adorned with drill holes that are repeated on the top of the head. There is subtle pigment on the surface of the mask.
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