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Unknown African Janus Helmet Mask 22″ – DR Congo – African Art

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We are not exactly sure as to the origins of this mask but believe it to have derived from the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The mask features a face on either side (Janus) with puppet figures on top. The mask measures 22 inches tall and weighs 9 pounds. There is wood deterioration, cracking and severe wear and tear – please inspect photos.

Type of Object

Helmet Mask

Country of Origin

DR Congo

Ethnicity

Unknown

Material

Wood, pigment, fabric and vegetable fiber

Approximate Age

Unknown

Height (Inches)

22"

Width

9”

Depth (Inches)

12"

Weight (Pounds)

9 lbs

Overall Condition

Wood deterioration, cracking and severe wear and tear