A Yaka initiation mask (Ndemba)
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Directory: Hidden: Viewable: Pre 1960: item # 1160299
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michael cichon tribal arts
P.O. Box 5919
Bradenton, FL 34281
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|Classic example of the helmet mask form worn by initiated male youths as they return to their village. From the D.R.Congo, mid 20th C. Wood, fiber, textile, pigments, measuring 23"H x 18"W. Condition: Very fine with appropriate signs of age and light use; some loss to tips of hat appendages and to raffia mane. Provenance: Private Florida collection since 1974-present|