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

Description
Fly whisk - Wood - Nsesa, Provenance Patric Claes - Bacongo - Congo DRC
1st half 20th century - Very good condition, slightly used with small signs of wear

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.

Lot details
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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