There are numerous mask styles associated with the Songye. Power objects and objects associated with divination are also prevalent in Western collections.
People: Songye Location: Southeastern DRC Population: Arts: The distinctive art forms of the Songye are universally admired, with major collections.
Early 20th century. Wood with animal skin, mineral additions. (27" h. x 7 1/2" w. x 7 1/2" d.) Provenance: ex collection George Zafero, ex Leonard Kahan Gallery.