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-SOLD- Ceremonial Broom - Mangbetu - Congo DRC - Asian African Art
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—SOLD— Ceremonial Broom – Mangbetu – Congo DRC


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

Object:Ceremonial Broom
Ethnic group: Mangbetu
Region/ country:Congo DRC
Material:Straw, Wood
Period:mid 20th century
Condition:Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand:No
Dimensions:100×8×7 cm
Weight:500 g

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Fine carved wooden broom with ancestor figurine from the Mangbetu tribe, former Belgian Congo. Used during ceremonial purposes. The ancestor figurine has a fine aged patina and has a fine face expression. Condition: good, made out of wood, hard straw and decorated with cauri shell and rope. Beautiful aged patina on the buste of the ancestor figure.

Provenance: Ex private collection from Belgium. Collected in the period 1953 – 1959 (More details provided to buyer).
Sold with a certificate of authenticity.

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).