This flat “mask” stems from the area of the upper Ogowe and is used in ceremonies of the secret society KIDUMU.
Contemporary Art – Painting – Bateke – African Symbolic Portrait – This painting is inspired by a figure of a chief holding his hunting weapons.
African Symbolic Portrait Artist Xea B. This painting is inspired by a well known typical reliquary figure of the Ambete.
This authentic Kwele mask is precious as it bears evidence of usage and has been “danced”.