Bembe Information

Tribe: Bembe
Mask Type: Elanda
Country: Democratic Republic of Congo
Comments: Very abstract, highly stylized mask. It represents the face of a spirit of the forest with two enlarged orbits and a "third eye". It shows signs of age and exhibits signs of use, shown from the evolution of pigments to the addition of paint.
Price: 600
Material: Wood, fur, shells, tacks, pigment, paint, cowrie shells.
Age: Early 20th century
Height (in): 14
Width (in): 10
Depth (in): 9