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Ancestor Figure - Wood - Tabwa - Congo DRC - Asian African Art
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Ancestor Figure – Wood – Tabwa – Congo DRC

 130,00

Mid 20th century – Good condition, used with some signs of wear

Object: Ancestor Figure
Ethnic group/ culture: Tabwa
Region/ country: Congo DRC
Material: Wood
Period: mid 20th century
Condition: Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand: No
Dimensions: 53×12×11 cm
Weight: 1150 g

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Description

Tabwa ancestor figures were carved as prestige objects and their role was to assert the chief`s authority – a Hemba tradition. They measure between 20 and 70 cm in height and are carved in the shape of elongated figures and stand on a circular base, with slightly bent legs and have an elongated neck supporting a rounded head with linear scarification’s.

Provenance: former private collection from Belgium.

Shipping within 24 hours after the payment is received. Tracking number will be provided. Signature upon delivery. Fully insured.
May as well be viewed and picked up at the Asian African Art Gallery in Vessem (NL).

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