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Songe Marriage

Hand Made Congolese Wood Mask

$64.99
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SKU: 172511
Description
Carved by hand from African sese wood, this handsome mask is the work of Godfred France. Diagonal lines flow from the eyes to the elongated chin while parallel curves follow the lines of the eyes. This mask is representative of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, formerly Zaire. 'It is used by the Songe people during their wedding ceremonies,' France explains.
  • Sese wood
  • 1.32 lbs
  • 15.3 inches H x 5 inches W x 2.8 inches D
  • Made in Ghana

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Godfred France

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