LEGA, BWAMI MASKS 3, DRC

  LEGA
Mask 45
10" high
$300

  LEGA
Mask 46
13.5" high
$300


LEGA
Mask 47
12.5" high
$300

  LEGA
Mask 50
12.5" high
$300

LEGA
Mask 51
15" high
$300

LEGA
Mask 53
11-21" high
$300

LEGA
Mask 55
13.5" high
$300

LEGA
Mask 59
8-15" high
$250

LEGA
Mask 56
12.5" high
$300

  LEGA
Mask 57
10.5" high
$250

LEGA
Mask 58
7.75-14" high
$200

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

LEGA
Mask 44
12.5" high
SOLD

  LEGA
Mask 54
11.5-27" high
SOLD

 LEGA
Mask 52
10.5"
SOLD

LEGA
Mask 43
11.5"
SOLD

 

 LEGA
Mask 49
16.75"
SOLD



 LEGA
Mask 48
9.75"
SOLD

Photographs © Tim Hamill

LEGA, BWAMI MASKS 3, DRC

Masks like these were used in instruction and initiation ceremonies into the five progressive levels of Bwami, the Lega men's association.

For the photographs the eye slots were blocked with black cloth to simulate how the mask would appear when worn or hung on a wall. Those with a second measurement is the height with raffia.

Despite their appearance, we believe these Lega masks were probably made to be sold.

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