Lot 32

Chef's helmet mask of the "Phumbu" type, he has an anthropozoomorphic head, the nose sculpted in projection and the beard on a plate.
This face probably evokes an animal spirit of the bush intertwined with human features.
Hard wood, natural pigments, old brown patina and honey, marks of internal use.
Oriental hanging, Democratic Republic of Congo, late 19th - early 20th century.
28 x 32 cm.