Lot 38160661

Mask (1) - Hardwood - LEGA - SAKIMATWEMATWE - Congo DRC

Lega (also Warega or Rega) , DR Congo A rare figure with six heads. Symbol of a female hunting goddess. Figures with multiple heads and faces, such as the one we have here, carved in wood, were seldom found with the Lega, in the east of the Congo, and had a special significance. They were one of the ‘hunting charms’ of the shamans of the Lega... more
11 Jul 2020

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