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Mid 20th Century African Congolese Carved Tribal Figure


Code: GT056


H: 16.5cm (6.5")D: 5cm (2")

An unusual carved African figure, dating to the mid 20th century. Made by the Kuba people of the Congo, it depicts a man wearing a ceremonial dance mask called a Pwoom Itok. A typical feature of these mask is the curious protruding conical eyes, along with pointed ears and exaggerated mouth.