You haven't verified your email address yet

"Superb Bwami Lega Headdress" - Buttons; Vegetable Fibers - Congo

Lot reference 30603067
"Superb Bwami Lega Headdress" - Buttons; Vegetable Fibers - Congo

The auction you are viewing has now ended

Show current auctions

Valid bid!

In order to place your bid, you'll only need to sign in or create a free account.

Already registered?

Waiting for extension Lot closed Open for bids in Lot closes in: Offer expires in:

Your bid Current bid $99
Reserve price not met
Next minimum bid $105
Location: Belgium
Auction fee: 9% of the winning bid
Shipping to United States: $36.55
$
$

No bids placed.

$99 Bidder 1451
13-11-2019 18:14:13
$88 Bidder 1451
13-11-2019 18:12:34
$66 Bidder 1451
13-11-2019 18:12:20
$55 Bidder 1451
13-11-2019 18:11:55
$33 Bidder 5704
11-11-2019 15:20:51
$11 Bidder 1124
10-11-2019 10:14:27
$2 Bidder 0586
09-11-2019 23:47:20

2nd half 20th century - Good condition, used with some signs of wear

Object: "Superb Bwami Lega Headdress"
Region/ country: Congo
Material: Buttons; Vegetable Fibers
Period: 2nd half 20th century
Condition: Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand: No
Dimensions: 14×17×19 cm

Superb and very rare because of the colour of its buttons,

Bwami Lega-Warega headdress from Congo, composed of many overlaid ochre yellow buttons and vegetal fibres. Initiate of the BWAMI LEGA.

This type of masks were used by initiates of the Bwami cult, a ‘half-secret’ initiatory society which organised the social structure and watched over the stability of the Lega community.
The Lega are a Bantu forest people from central Africa, mainly established in eastern Congo, at the east of the Lwalaba River, up to altitude in the Mitumba mountains, in the provinces of south Kivu and Maniema.

Size:
Height: 14 cm.
Width: 17 cm.
Depth: 19 cm.

It comes from a private Belgian collection.
The parcel will be shipped with track & trace.

Be Lucien  

Catawiki member since April 8, 2017, received 32 reviews in total (32 in last 12 months)

Feedback score: 100% (32 reviews)
(last 12 months)
  • item as described, fast and safe delivery, everything very good! (Sorry for my late answer, I had been a few days off....)

    user-b899603 November 26, 2019

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    10/10
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    user-bb36528 November 16, 2019

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Het Jaarboek werd zeer goed beschermd en verpakt. Is in goede toestand aangekomen, waarvoor mijn dank.
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    rojepa10 November 10, 2019

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Objet tel que décrit , envoi rapide / Très bien , à bientôt / CORD / CHRIS.B.
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    DOUBABRU November 9, 2019

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    parfait état, bien emballé, merci
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    user-79af095 November 8, 2019

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Bien emballé et ...superbe !! Merci
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    user-3a3461f November 7, 2019

  • Heel mooie beeldjes, prima verpakt en snel verzonden. Dank daarvoor!

    user-3f640aa September 2, 2019

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Maske wie beschrieben, sehr schön. Schneller Versand, gut verpackt
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    user-6ab0a03 July 20, 2019

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    je ne reçu rien encore.
    ramon abad
    M, Adress cest:

    les franqueses del valles. 08520. barcelona.
    caja postel 145 correos.
    tlf. : 669 866 197
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    GUERREROCIEGO July 19, 2019

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Un joli masque Mumuye qui est arrivé en parfait état et qui répondait à ce que disait le vendeur.
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    Letraherido July 12, 2019

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Sehr schön, wie beschrieben
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    user-6ab0a03 July 6, 2019

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Envoi très rapide et emballage soigné. A recommander vivement.
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    Travis999 June 26, 2019

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Commande bien reçue et conforme aux photos et à la description.
    Merci pour la rapidité de livraison et aux précautions d'emballage
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    user-c8c4b54 June 14, 2019

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Bonsoir . Envoi très rapide . Encore étonné de les avoir gagnés à ce prix . Tout simplement magnifique . Cordialement NORBERT Luc
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    1dominique June 13, 2019

  • Well packed and on time!
    Regards,
    Robin

    user-e152c0a May 28, 2019

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Intem ontvangen zoals beschreven, goed verpakt.. top!
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    May 20, 2019

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Een prachtig beeld, maar kwam kapot aan. Het linkerbeen was afgebroken van de romp. Ik heb het er weer met lijm aan vast gezet. Teleurstellend, ondanks dat het goed verpakt was.
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    user-a528b48 April 26, 2019

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    en attente de réception. Vendeur très bien mais gros problème avec la Poste
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    georande April 12, 2019

    Response by seller
    Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Acheteur très satisfait de l'objet, conforme à la description, ainsi que le support du vendeur.
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off
  • Délais respectés, statuettes en parfait état et conformes à mes attentes et en prime, un emballage respectueux du contenu. Que demande le peuple ?

    user-da81c95 April 12, 2019

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Très bon emballage. Le masque est conforme . Rapidité et efficacité.
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    rachidbenabdeslam April 4, 2019

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    ok
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    tatiefraise007 April 2, 2019

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    De drie kavels werden prima verpakt en in een goede staat ontvangen. Goed zo en dank U wel.
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    rojepa10 March 25, 2019

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    livraison hyper rapide+++++ top ++++++
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    user-6123c61 March 18, 2019

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Het Ferrari-boek werd in goede staat ontvangen, waarvoor mijn dank.
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    rojepa10 March 3, 2019

View all reviews

Delivery

The seller will ship the item(s) within 3 working days after receiving confirmation of payment.

Shipping costs are for mainland destinations only.
More information

Customs information

Any other costs or charges such as customs or import duties, customs clearance and handling may also apply during the shipment of your lot and will be charged to you by the involved party at a later stage if applicable.

Shipping costs

United States $36.55
Belgium $21.05
China $70.89
France $21.05
Germany $21.05
Hong Kong, China $70.89
Japan $70.89
Luxembourg $21.05
Singapore $70.89
Taiwan $70.89
The Netherlands $21.05
United Kingdom $21.05
Rest of Europe $36.55
Anywhere else $36.55

All of our auctions are subject to notarial supervision 

Payment options

Visa Mastercard Sepa_credit_transfer

Share this lot with your friends

We’re sorry, we're unable to accept your bid

Due to an outstanding payment, you currently cannot place any bids on Catawiki.

Once your payment has been processed, you will immediately be able to place your bids again as normal. Please note: If you decide to pay via bank transfer, your payment may take up to 2 working days to be processed. We therefore recommend using one of the direct payment methods available on our payment page.

Pay now

X
Not registered yet?
By creating your free Catawiki account, you’ll be able to bid on any of our 50,000 special objects up for auction every week.
or Sign in