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.
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Sold with a free written description of the tribe and the private opinion of David Norden.
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- Fly whisk
- Indigenous object name
- Nsesa, Provenance Patric Claes
- Ethnic group/ culture
- Region/ country
- Congo DRC
- 1st half 20th century
- Very good condition, slightly used with small signs of wear
- Sold with stand
- 37×3×3 cm