mid 20th century - Good condition, used with some signs of wear
|Object:||Ancestor figure (More lots)|
|Ethnic group/ culture:||Ngbaka|
|Region/ country:||DR Congo|
|Period:||Mid 20th century|
|Condition:||Good condition, used with some signs of wear|
|Sold with stand:||No|
Appealing wooden Ngbaka figure from DR Congo. The artistic style of their statues and masks, which are related to the Ngbaka, is recognizable through their elongated features, a line of vertical scarification on the forehead and a pointed chin.
Figures representing the Ngbirondo spirit are kept in special huts where libations are poured over them. They can also be placed at the entrance to a village for apotropaic reasons.
Good condition with traces of tribal use and a great dark oily aged patina.
Provenance: former private collection from Belgium.
Shipping within 24 hours after the payment is received. Tracking number will be provided. Signature upon delivery. Fully insured.
May as well be viewed and picked up at the Asian African Art Gallery in Vessem (NL).
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Asian African Art is a gallery specialized in authentic ethnographic art from varied tribes in Africa and Asia, based in the Netherlands.
Besides the ethnographic art, we have a specialism in golden collectible coins.
For more info and other interesting items visit our website: Asian African Art from the Netherlands (Vessem).
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|Feedback score:||99.1% (566 reviews)|
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Excellent Experience. Beautiful object exactly as described and very well packaged. I highly recommend the seller.
I am massively impressed by this seller. The items were exactly as described and in excellent age condition. Transit to me was very rapid indeed. The packaging, outstanding, best I have ever seen.
Nice item, fast delivery, very good!
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.Je n ai toujours rien reçu de ma commande, pour moi je me suis fait tromper donc je vais prendre les mesures nécessaires afin d avoir un remboursement .Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.Dear Luc,
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