Search our beautiful art & coins





Please feel free to contact us.

Fill in our contactform, mail us

or use the Whatsapp button below.

Ancestor figure - Wood - Suku - Congo DRC - Asian African Art
product-template-default,single,single-product,postid-48160,theme-bridge,bridge-core-2.7.9,woocommerce,woocommerce-page,woocommerce-no-js,qode-page-transition-enabled,ajax_fade,page_not_loaded,,qode-title-hidden,side_menu_slide_from_right,columns-4,qode-child-theme-ver-1.0.0,qode-theme-ver-26.4,qode-theme-bridge,disabled_footer_bottom,qode_header_in_grid,wpb-js-composer js-comp-ver-6.9.0,vc_responsive

Ancestor figure – Wood – Suku – Congo DRC


In stock

SKU: 25.273 Category: Search for: , ,

Stylistic ancestor figure from the Suku tribe of DR Congo. The majority of Suku figures were associated with Mbwoolo shrines. TSuku figures are multi-functional and sometimes have contradictory roles, for example, they were used to heal and to cause illness. Fair condition with a powerfull appearance. Face is covered with white kaoliën (phembe). The figure contains clear traces of wear and tear. The feet are restored in the past and 1 leg of the figure on top of the head is damaged.

Object:  Ancestor figure
Ethnic group: Suku
Country: DR Congo
Material: Wood
Estimated period: 2nd half 20th century
Sold with stand: No
Dimensions: 58x14x12 cm
Weight: 1400 gram
Condition: Fair


Any questions? Ask us anything via Whatsapp!