47 x 4 cm.
Former Blaise Tribal Art, Brussels.
Wood, tapestry nails.
Chief’s staff topped by a janiform figure reminding the Nkishi power statuettes.
We can easily recognise the Songye cubist style.
Little faces are also present on the handle. Rare object of very beautiful craftsmanship.
We can typically find tapestry nails on very ancient pieces, like this dignitary’s staff or on knives’ pommels for example.
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Tags: mask, figurine, sculpture, figure, statuette, wood, art, contemporary, first, primitive, tribal, African, antiquity, artwork, gallery, Picasso, Giacometti, art gallery, African art, cubism.
- Janiform dignitary staff
- Region/ country
- Congo DRC
- 1st half 20th century
- Vintage - used with visible signs of wear
- Sold with stand
- 47×4×0 cm