Reliquary - Animal, Bronze, Copper, Leather, Wood - KOTA - Gabon

Description
Reliquary - Animal, Bronze, Copper, Leather, Wood - KOTA - Gabon
1st half 20th century - Good condition, used with some signs of wear

Beautiful and rare Kota reliquary - fetish.

The Kota are Bantu people from Gabon and the Republic of Congo situated among the basins of Sanga and Ivindo rivers. The worship of ancestors is at the heart of religious and social life of the Kota.

Sculpture made of wood and embossed brass and copper sheets with a polychrome metallic effect.

Dimensions 53x30cm

Carefully packed and shipped with Track&Trace

Lot details
Object
Reliquary
Ethnic group/ culture
KOTA
Region/ country
Gabon
Material
Animal, Bronze, Copper, Leather, Wood
Period
1st half 20th century
Condition
Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
53×30×30 cm
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