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Unknown 19th Century

Congo, 19th century

Wood and polychromy
13 3/5 in
34.5 cm
location
Paris
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Lucas Ratton
Paris
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This Teke mask is called « Kidumu ». This one still has its original polychromy and its geometric …

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This Teke mask is called « Kidumu ». This one still has its original polychromy and its geometric patterns are particularly well carved. The patina and the sculpture reflects the ritual use of the object.
It is one of the rarest African masks. We know twenty of them in the world. This mask is one of the finest examples …

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Lucas Ratton
Paris
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This Teke mask is called « Kidumu ». This one still has its original polychromy and its geometric …

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This Teke mask is called « Kidumu ». This one still has its original polychromy and its geometric patterns are particularly well carved. The patina and the sculpture reflects the ritual use of the object.
It is one of the rarest African masks. We know twenty of them in the world. This mask is one of the finest examples …

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Unknown 19th Century

Congo, 19th century

Wood and polychromy
13 3/5 in
34.5 cm
location
Paris