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Fly whisk - Wood - Nsesa, Provenance Patric Claes - Bacongo - Congo DRC

Fly whisk - Wood - Nsesa, Provenance Patric Claes - Bacongo - Congo DRC

Nsesa Bacongo Flywhisk, DRC Congo.

H= 24 cm wood part, 37 cm with the whisk part, 41 on the metal stand ( included). Wood, horse hair, copper nails with a round head. Shiny Patina .

Provenance Patric Claes, Conservateur du Musée des Arts Traditionnels et du Folklore. Democratic Republic of the Congo

Age: Early to mid-20th Century.

The flywhisk is a symbol of the authority, the smooth and worn surfaces show signs of use.

David Norden buyafricanantiques. com is an antique dealer with 25 years experience.

The offered items can be viewed or picked up, if desired, at his African Antiques Shop in Antwerp.

Sold with a free written description of the tribe and the private opinion of David Norden.

Free shipping. Sent by registered and insured mail up to €500 with Track & Trace (higher insurance value on request).

Please note: seller guarantees this item's authenticity, as described.

Object Fly whisk
Indigenous object name Nsesa, Provenance Patric Claes
Ethnic group/ culture Bacongo
Region/ country Congo DRC
Material Wood
Period 1st half 20th century
Condition Very good condition, slightly used with small signs of wear
Sold with stand Yes
Dimensions 37×3×3 cm
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