BAKONGO SHIELD 1, Congo
This mask has been vetted by a French dealer as being unquestionably
authentic with significant signs of use and age.
Photographs © Hamill Gallery
Leather and wood
The mask stands in this position. Alternatively it could be mounted or hung on a wall. The tightly bound and interwoven leather strips on the handle side contrast nicely with the rough coloring and surface of the shield itself.
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