BOA Pongdudu Mask - Democratic Republic of the Congo
Unusual African Tribal BOA Pongdudu Mask. The Democratic Republic of the Congo
Boa masks have prominent round ears suggesting alertness and are covered alternately with dark and light pigments. They have been described as belonging to a warrior or secret associations and are considered to be war masks or disguises used in hunting although the precise function of Boa masks is not known
Height 26 cm.
Wood, black and white kaolin
Second half of the 20th Century
Nice condition; some small pieces missing.. no cracks