Kifwebe mask, when did they arrived in Europe and the United-States ?
Kifwebe mask were early collected in the colonial period, in Katanga region (Congo-Kinshasa).
Today, they are still attractive for collectors.
But hwo could we know the evolution of forms and taste ?
A history of the collect should be done...
ArtDetective is on the subject. In few times, here are coming the results...
Masque Kifwebe, Musée Royal de l'Afrique centrale