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Pipe Figure – Wood, Copper – Songye – Congo


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Beautiful Songye pipe figure. Stylistic wooden ancestor figure of the SONGYE tribe from D.R. Congo
Good condition with a beautiful aged patina. The figure has a wonderful aged patina and is decorated with copper strips. The pipe is functional.

Provenance: Manfred Schäfer collection, ex- gallery owner from Ulm, Germany.

Object: Pipe Figure
Ethnic group/ culture: Songye
Region/ country: DR Congo
Material: Wood, Copper
Period: Mid half 20th century
Condition: Good
Sold with stand: No
Dimensions: 55×20×13 cm
Weight: 1400 g


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