The function of Bembe art is said to be primarily concerned with contacting ancestors and seeking their assistance, which accords in general terms with other accounts testifying to use of figures to endow hunters and warriors with good fortune before combat or hunting expeditions.
From the Belgian African Art dealer Steven Mestdag.
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- Total nr of items
- Ethnic group/ culture
- Region/ country
- Congo DRC
- 2nd half 20th century
- Fair condition, used with visible signs of wear
- Sold with stand
- 17×7×5 cm