Mipasi ancestor figure - Tabwa - Congo DRC

Description
Mipasi ancestor figure - Tabwa - Congo DRC
Mid 20th century - Vintage - used with visible signs of wear

28 cm.
Piece purchased in an antique shop.
Wood.

Finely carved piece.
The hairdo is pulled backwards and carved to represent the hair. We can also note cheloid scarifications on the face.
The figure is feminine, the hands are placed on the belly, this is very likely a pregnant woman.

Cf. Trésors d'Afrique, Musée de Tervuren, 1995.
Cf. Fleuve Congo, F. Neyt, 2010.

Shipment within 24 working hours.
Track & trace included.
With acknowledgement of receipt.

Tags: mask, figurine, sculpture, figure, statuette, wood, art, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, USA, Dogon, contemporary, first, primitive, tribal, African, antiquity, artwork, gallery, Picasso, Giacometti, art gallery, African art, cubism.

Lot details
Object
Mipasi ancestor figure
Region/ country
Congo DRC
Material
Tabwa
Period
Mid 20th century
Condition
Vintage - used with visible signs of wear
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
28×0×0 cm
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