Figure (1) - Wood - Bembe - Congo DRC

Description
Figure (1) - Wood - Bembe - Congo DRC
2nd half 20th century - Fair condition, used with visible signs of wear

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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Lot details
Total nr of items
1
Object
Figure
Ethnic group/ culture
Bembe
Region/ country
Congo DRC
Material
Wood
Period
2nd half 20th century
Condition
Fair condition, used with visible signs of wear
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
17×7×5 cm
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