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Wonderfull large maternity figure from the Mangbetu tribe of DR Congo.
The stylistic figure has a typical high fan-shaped hairstyle and its body adorned with tattoos, the ideal of MANGBETU beauty. Mangbetu art is famous for it`s realism, is a court art objects were displayed in the king`s presence as prestige paraphernalia.
The figure with child on his shoulder is in good condition with great shiny patina of age. Heavy piece: 5500 gram.