NGAADY A MWAASH MASKS ARCHIVES, DRC

The masks below have been sold and are left here for reference and educational purposes.

For UNSOLD Ngaady masks GO TO KUBA NGAADY A MWAASH MASKS


KUBA
Ngaady 17 Costume
61" high
SOLD


KUBA
Ngaady 1
SOLD
 

 

KUBA
Ngaady 2
SOLD

 

KUBA
Ngaady 3
SOLD

 

KUBA
Ngaady 4
SOLD


 

KUBA
Ngaady 7
SOLD

 

KUBA
Ngaady 8
SOLD
  

KUBA
Ngaady 9
SOLD
 

KUBA
Ngaady 10
SOLD
 


  

KUBA
Ngaady 11
SOLD

 KUBA
Ngaady 12
SOLD
 




KUBA
Ngaady 5
11" high
SOLD

KUBA
Ngaady 15
11" high
SOLD

  KUBA
Ngaady 14
14" high
SOLD

Photographs © Hamill Gallery

KUBA, NGAADY A MWAASH MASKS ARCHIVES, DRC

This type of mask, covered with geometric designs typical of Kuba art, portrays the wife of the first Kuba king in a ritualized reenactment of Kuba mythological origins and royal power struggles. A Kuba ideal of beauty, Ngaady A Mwaash was fought over by Mwaash A Mboy, her husband and king, and his brother, Bwoom.


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