Half figure - Wood - Zela - DR Congo

Half figure - Wood - Zela - DR Congo
1930-1940's - Vintage - used with visible signs of wear

A half figure from the Zela people. The figure has very obvious cracks running down the sides. It's possible that the front was reattached/repaired at some point.

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.

All items are packed with the utmost care and shipped insured with DHL Express.

Lot details
Half figure
Ethnic group/ culture
Region/ country
DR Congo
Vintage - used with visible signs of wear
Sold with stand
38×13×11 cm
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