African Art Two Faces Laga Bwami Mask From DRC
2 FACES LEGA BWAMI MASKS
Generally, ancient masks in the Kingdom were symbol of power to the owner.
The power were coming from spiritual world and the ancestors.
The masks are:
1. Ritual or ceremonial object
2. Decorative or ornamental object (Art)
The 2 faces on this mask represent the passing of wisdom from one generation to the next.
COUNTRY OF ORIGEN:
Democractic Republic of Congo
MATERIALS: Wood and white pigments (kaolinite).