10 1/4" high
Circa 19th Century
Lega, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Am oval-shaped mask carved of wood with red pigment on the heart-shaped face. The eyebrows are arched and the almond-shaped eyes are open. The nose is elongated and leads to a rounded chin, curved lips and small, open mouth.
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