LEGA, BWAMI MASK 51


Photographs © Tim Hamill

LEGA
Mask 51
15"
$300
SOLD

Masks like these were used in instruction and initiation ceremonies into the five progressive levels of Bwami, the association that Lega men rise through with lifelong learning and deeds.

The cracks above and below the mouth are now stable.

This Lega mask shows no evidence of age or use and was probably made to be sold.

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