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Songye comb Democratic Republic of Congo Wood...

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Songye comb Democratic Republic of Congo Wood with brown patina H. 18 cm Songye comb, Democratic Republic of the Congo H. 7 1/8 in Beautifully simple, the decorative work on this comb combines polychromatic play and geometric incisions. Atop an elongated neck, the head features half-closed eyes and a small, slightly forward-projected mouth. While more realistic than Kifwebe masks, the facial features remain unmistakably Songye.

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