A Salampasu mask


An old classical Basalampasu mask.

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A classical Basalampasu mask.

H= 30 cm, 56cm with the beard. No stand.

Wood, raffia, remains of white kaolin in the mouth.

Provenance: Belgian private collection who acquired it in the 1970’s.

Estimated age : 1930’s-40’s.

The Salampsu from Congo used to cut their teeth in a pointy sharp shape to frighten their enemies.

Read more about those Salampasu masks at Imo Dara


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