Decorated backrest - Wood - Mgombe - DR Congo

Decorated backrest - Wood - Mgombe - DR Congo
1940's - Vintage - used with visible signs of wear

These backrests were exclusiveley used by dignitaries. The diamond design on the seat can also be found on the Kuba tissus called "Velours du Kasai".

Dated to the 1940's
Dimensions: approx. 58X21X26cm

This item comes with a signed and stamped certificate confirming its authenticity. All our lots are appraised and checked by Jos Humblet. Mr. Humblet (°1954, Brussels) graduated in 1978 as Master of Art at St. Lukas in Brussels. From 1978 until 1993 he worked at the Royal Museum of Fine Arts in Brussels, where he specialised in formal analysis of works of art. Mr. Humblet started collecting tribal art in 1980 and became a dealer in 1995, specialising in art from Kongo, Nigeria, Cameroon and Chad.

This item will be packed with the utmost care and shipped with DHL Express.

Lot details
Decorated backrest
Ethnic group/ culture
Region/ country
DR Congo
Vintage - used with visible signs of wear
Sold with stand
58×21×26 cm
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