Funerary Statue - Soapstone - Ntadi - Bakongo - Congo

Description
Funerary Statue - Soapstone - Ntadi - Bakongo - Congo
1st half 20th century - Good condition, used with some signs of wear

A very nice Ntadi statue from Congo, of the Bakongo culture, funerary statue to indicate a person last resting place. The statue is made out of soapstone and is holding his head in a resting position, nice details in the statue, some damages on the bottom, dating 1930's

Lot details
Object
Funerary Statue
Indigenous object name
Ntadi
Ethnic group/ culture
Bakongo
Region/ country
Congo
Material
Soapstone
Period
1st half 20th century
Condition
Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
15×7×7 cm
Weight
1 kg
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