Large Double BAKOTA RELIQUARY - Reliquary - GABON.
Note the 2 different faces.
This allowed them to make contact with both the ancestors and still living people.
Beautiful copper wrappings with beautiful old age patina.
Estimated age is around the middle of the last century.
You will receive a CERTIFICATE with a picture, a description and an old age attestation signed by AFRICANART.. Primitive art.
The dimensions are: Height 61 cm x Width 34 cm. Depth 13 cm.
Which makes this one one of the larger reliquary guardians of its kind!
Tribally used, there are therefore light to expected traces of use. Minimal insect damage to the base.
The original collectors were sisters of the order
"FRANCISCAINES MISSIONNAIRES de MARIE"
I also posted some pictures of these Missionaries, I can e-mail these.
Registered shipping with PostNL.
- Large DOUBLE Reliqaire
- Ethnic group/ culture
- Region/ country
- Wood Copper
- Mid 20th century
- Sold with stand
- 61×34×0 cm